DUSHANBE , February 15, Asia -Plus - Iceland is interested in development of mutually beneficial cooperation with Tajikistan in the ear of energy and ready to take concrete steps in this direction.

Icelandic Ambassador to Tajikistan Benedict Jones remarked this speaking to journalists following his meeting with President Rahmonov.  

Mr. Jones also told journalists that in the course of the talks he and President Rahmonov also discussed issues related to expansion of bilateral cooperation within the framework of the NATO and the United Nations.  During the meeting they also exchanged views on the present situation in the region.