Turkey, 3 more countries seek cooperation in technology

By Muhammet Kursun

TEHRAN, Iran (AA) – Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia on Wednesday discussed ways to enhance cooperation in technology sector between the countries.

This came at a Quadruple Meeting of Communication Ministers on Wednesday in Tehran, Iran's capital.

The countries will generate value-added in the long term and reach a position that closely follows technology by increasing cooperation between the countries in the field of information technology, Omer Abdullah Karagozoglu, the head of Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK), told a joint news conference following the meeting.

"By holding this ministers’ meeting, we want to bring together the services of our companies working in the technology sector and conveying shared information to larger audiences," he said, highlighting importance of sharing information and experiences.

For his part, Iran's Communication and Information Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said they are negotiating to reach a target of regional market in the field of information technology.

Among the attendees were Ramin Guluzade, Azerbaijan's transport, communications and high technologies minister and his Russian counterpart Konstantin Noskov.

*Writing by Burak Bir