Baku, Azerbaijan, June 18
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:
Iran doesn't see any obstacles to the development of relations with Azerbaijan in all fields, including in the spheres of communications and information technologies, Iran's First Vice President Ishaq Jahangiri said.
He made the remarks while meeting with Azerbaijan's Minister of Communications and High Technologies, Ali Abbasov during his visit to Tehran, according to the website of Iran's presidential administration.
Jahangiri underscored that Azerbaijan and Iran have close historical and cultural ties that allow expanding relations between the two friendly and brotherly states.
He stated that Iran gives preference to its relations with its neighbors, and Azerbaijan has a special place among them.
The vice president went on to add that the trade turnover between the two countries is not at a satisfactory level, stressing significant steps should be taken to increase trade relations.
Jahangiri also said that the recent visit of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to Iran is the new beginning in the relations and stressed that the discussions created favorable conditions for the development of relations between the two countries.
Abbasov, for his part said that the meetings in Iran were held constructively and were focused on the development of economic relations. He stressed that the meeting of the Azerbaijani-Iranian joint commission will be held in Baku soon.
Edited by CN
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