Baku, Azerbaijan, April 27
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:
The preparatory work in connection with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to Azerbaijan is underway, Azerbaijani ambassador to Iran Javanshir Akhundov said in an interview with the Iranian news agency Mehr on April 26.
"During his visit to Iran, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev invited his Iranian counterpart to visit Azerbaijan," he added.
"The work is underway to include the visit in President Rouhani's work schedule in the near future," Akhundov added.
The diplomat said that the Azerbaijani president's visit to Iran has demonstrated that the relations between the two countries are built on a solid foundation and this is beneficial to both countries.
"The documents, signed during the visit, the presidents' speech and statements before and after the meeting testify to the fact that the relations between the two countries will develop intensively in the future.
Akhundov stressed the similarity of the positions of Azerbaijan and Iran for many processes in the region and the world.
"The two presidents supported the development of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Iran in all areas and stressed the significant potential for this," he said.
Translated by NH