Turkish-Iranian Council: taxes should be lifted to ease transportation

The head of the Turkish-Iranian Business Council said on Thursday that Turkey and Iran should lift taxes mutually to ease transportation.

Turkish-Iranian Council: taxes should be lifted to ease transportation

The head of the Turkish-Iranian Business Council said on Thursday that Turkey and Iran should lift taxes mutually to ease transportation.

Ali Osman Ulusoy, the chairman of the Turkish-Iranian Business Council and the chairman of Commerce & Industry in the northern province of Trabzon, said Turkey should lift fuel tax, and Iran should lift highway tax in order to overcome transportation problems.

Ulusoy's remarks came after a businessmen's delegation, headed by himself, visited Iran.

"Also, talks are under way to launch bus voyages and flights between Trabzon and (Iranian city of) Tabriz," Ulusoy told AA correspondent.

Ulusoy said in case problems were solved, Turkish businessmen could hand over the imported goods from Europe to Iran within a week.

The chairman also said he had invited Iranian tourism executives and representatives of tourism agencies to the Trabzon in order to boost tourism between the two countries.


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