In the near future, good agreements will be signed with Azerbaijan in the field of oil, gas, and development of Caspian oil and gas fields, Iranian Oil Minister Javad Oji said at the meeting with Azerbaijan’s Deputy Prime Minister Shahin Mustafayev, Report informs, citing Tehran News.

According to Oji, initial talks were held in this regard, and expert delegations of the two countries were continuing the negotiations.

The two sides also agreed to cooperate in swapping gas from other countries in the region, including Turkmenistan, to Azerbaijan.

Mustafayev, for his part, told the media that the Republic of Azerbaijan and Iran are friendly and neighbouring countries, and there is a historical connection between the people of the two countries.

He said that there is successful cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan in all areas, especially energy, adding: “Cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan in the oil and gas sector has been fruitful.”

“During the meeting with the Iranian Oil Minister, the ways of expanding cooperation between the two countries in the energy sector were discussed,” he said: “We discussed a number of new projects in the energy sector, and I believe new documents will be signed in the near future.”