The amount of commodity turnover between Azerbaijan and Iran has reached 500 million U.S. dollars, according to an Iranian envoy.
Addressing the roundtable, Azerbaijan-Iranian relations and their development, on July 6, Iranian ambassador Afshar Suleymani expressed satisfaction with the present state of political, economic and cultural relations between the countries.
However, вЂњthere is a huge potential for further deepening the cooperationвЂќ between the countries, Suleymani added. вЂњThese relations will be enhanced yet broader during the tenure of the newly elected president of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Mr. Ahmadinejad).вЂќ
Mr. Suleymani thinks that the development of relations with Azerbaijan is a consequence of вЂњcommon borders and interests of our nations.вЂќ
At the event, organized by the youth union of democratic reformists, the Iranian ambassador also stressed the current long-term agreement on cooperation and partnership, referred to an extensive contract & legal base of regulation of bilateral relations.
вЂњTehran is ready to mobilize the existing potential to develop political, economic and cultural relations with Azerbaijan,вЂќ Mr. Suleymani concluded.