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.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived in Tehran Wednesday morning to take part in a trilateral summit with his Iranian and Russian counterparts on the International North–South Transport Corridor (INSTC) project.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said the upcoming trilateral meeting in Tehran between Iran, Azerbaijan and Russia will provide grounds for regional cooperation to boost economic development, peace and stability in the region.
Azerbaijan is ready to provide Iran with loans to help the country complete construction of the Iran segment of the North-South Transport Corridor railway, Azerbaijan Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov said.
Iran is in keen to cooperate with Azerbaijan in the agriculture sector, said Iran's Economic Affairs and Finance Minister Masoud Karbasian, adding Iran is capable of sharing its experience to the neighboring country.