Iran and North Korea look to co-operate on tobacco

| September 21, 2015

Iran and North Korea are exploring ways to enhance tobacco-industry co-operation between the two countries, according to a Mehr News Agency story.

The chairman of the Iran Tobacco Company, Mohammad Hossein Barkhordar, and the North Korean Ambassador to Tehran, Kang Sam-hyon, were said yesterday to have explored avenues for broadening mutual co-operation and joint investments in the industry.

The public relations office of Iran’s Tobacco Company reported that the two sides had highlighted their commonalities and good relations.

But the North Korean ambassador was said to have called for the expansion of economic co-operation mainly within the tobacco industry.

The two sides exchanged views on the production of tobacco, raw materials, cigarettes and cigars.

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