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Seeking a closer relationship with Azerbaijan: President of Iran

Tehran: President Ebrahim Raisi said Iran is trying to promote relations with neighboring Azerbaijan to the north.

According to the Iranian President’s website, the relationship between Iran and Azerbaijan is based on the beliefs of the peoples of both countries and has been established throughout history.

According to the Xinhua News Agency, the Islamic Republic’s policy is to strengthen cooperation with neighboring countries, especially Azerbaijan in the Caucasus region, and his country is ready to provide technical and engineering assistance to Azerbaijan. Added.

According to the website, Mr. Hasanov said the meeting with Iranian officials was “useful, fruitful and paving the way” for the future of cooperation.

Earlier that day, defense ministers from Iran and Azerbaijan discussed regional issues and military cooperation at their meeting and called for stronger cooperation in the defense sector.

Thanks to the historical and cultural commonalities between Iran and Azerbaijan, the two neighbors should develop relations and strengthen cooperation in the defense and security sector, Iran’s Defense Minister Mohammad Reza Ash. Tiani said following a meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart Zakir Hasanov.

“Given their location and special geopolitical characteristics, the two countries have great capabilities and opportunities to strengthen relations in all areas,” Ashtiani added.

Mr. Hasanov thanked the Iranian government for supporting the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.

Leading a senior military delegation, he arrived in Tehran on Tuesday.

https://www.siasat.com/seeking-closer-ties-with-azerbaijan-iranian-president-2265241/ Seeking a closer relationship with Azerbaijan: President of Iran

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