Azerbaijani President receives Iranian Deputy FM

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 12

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation led by Iranian Deputy FM, the country's special envoy for Caspian Sea affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour.

Ebrahim Rahimpour conveyed Nowruz holiday greetings of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the head of state.

The deputy foreign minister said he is happy to visit Azerbaijan and meet President Ilham Aliyev on the day which marks the establishment of the diplomatic ties between the two countries.

The Azerbaijani leader recalled his meeting with President Hassan Rouhani in Davos, saying it gave an impetus to development of the Azerbaijan-Iran ties.

They also discussed how to expand bilateral and multilateral relations between the two countries in a variety of fields.

President Ilham Aliyev asked Ebrahim Rahimpour to deliver his Nowruz holiday greetings to the Iranian president.

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