The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Ashgabat, reports Akipress news agency.

Heading Iranian delegation, Zarif is in Ashgabat to hold talks with a number of senior Turkmen officials within the framework of 'bilateral consultations' to expand the scale of mutual cooperation between the two neighbors, Iranian media report.

On Monday morning, Zarif met Berdimuhamedov and conferred on ways to expand bilateral relations, as well as the current developments in the region and across the globe.

Discussing political, commercial, transportation, energy and customs ties, and exchanging views over international and regional developments are said to be on Zarif’s agenda during the trip.

"The Qazaq Times"