We won’t ask anyone’s permission in regard to ties with Iran - Deputy FM

Azerbaijan Materials 9 May 2012 00:57 (UTC +04:00)

"We will not ask anyone's permission in regard to relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran," Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov said in a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi in Tehran on Tuesday, MNA reported.

Salehi also said Iran is a "true friend of Azerbaijan" and expressed hope that the relations between the two neighbors would improve.