Azerbaijan, Iran reach agreement on joint construction of banks of Aras border rivers

Photo: Azerbaijan, Iran reach agreement on joint construction of banks of Aras border rivers / Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 17 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/

Friday night in Baku, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Azerbaijan reached an agreement to begin joint construction of banks of Aras border rivers, the spokesman of Iranian embassy in Azerbaijan Mohammad Ayatollahi told Trend.

The executive worksheet of border rivers between the two countries was finalized after several meetings of representatives from both sides.

Iran and Azerbaijan reached an agreement to begin cooperation for construction of the banks of the border rivers of Aras, Astara-Chai, and Balha-Roud in accordance with the agreement signed between the former Iranian regime and the former Soviet Union back in 1975.

The objective of the 3rd Session of the Border Rivers Commission was defined as presenting an appropriate work plan aimed at preserving the banks of the two countries' border rivers.

The first session of the said commission in this respect was held in Baku, the second one was held in November 2010 in Tehran, and the 3rd one, in which the abovementioned decision was made was held in Baku again.

The fourth session of the Iran-Azerbaijan Republics Border Rivers Commission is scheduled to be held in Tehran again within three or four months.

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