Ministers of information and communication technologies of Iran, Turkey, Russia and Azerbaijan held a quadripartite summit aimed at bolstering their IT cooperation, in Tehran on Wednesday.

The ministers held a joint press conference following their meeting to share their common vision for the future of their IT partnerships in the region.

"Our common purpose is to create a serious regional market in the field of information technology and achieve a suitable regional share in the future of digital economy in the world," said Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi.

The Russian Minister Konstantin Noskov for his part announced the summit’s decision to organise joint annual fairs to expand cooperation between the companies of the participating countries.

"We have agreed that we will organise around eight joint fairs annually, four of which will be attended by ministers in a four-party format," said Noskov.

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