Iranian and Azerbaijani officials will hold the 12th meeting of the two countries’ joint economic commission on January 15-16 in the Iranian capital of Tehran, a diplomatic source told Trend News Agency.
Chief of staff of Iran's president Mahmoud Vaezi said on Friday that Iran-Azerbaijan joint economic commission will be held in mid-January in Tehran, noting that the two countries’ economic ties experienced a 40-percent surge in 2017.
Iran, Turkey and Azerbaijan rejected a US decision to recognize Beit-ul-Moqaddas as the capital of Israel. The three neighboring states agreed to adopt a united stance on Washington’s new policy at an upcoming meeting of the UN General Assembly on the issue.
The new Vice-President and Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran Ali-Asghar Mounesan hailed Iran’s ties with Azerbaijan as he met with Azerbaijani Ambassador Bunyad Huseynov. He commended the development of mutual cooperation between the two countries, describing them as positive and successful.
A prospective drug production joint venture between Iran and Azerbaijan, called Caspian Pharmed, will be greatly beneficial to the entire region, according to Iran’s deputy health minister and head of Food and Drug Organization.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that although Iran and Azerbaijan enjoy close and brotherly relations, the two countries should be aware of their enemies and foil their destructive plots.