Rouhani underlines Iran’s support for Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 7
By Seymur Aliyev, Umid Niayesh – Trend:
Iran has always supported the territorial integrity of countries in the region, including Azerbaijan, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said.
Rouhani made the remarks at a joint press conference with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Baku, Aug. 7 while commenting about the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Trend correspondent reported from the event.
He stressed that the Iran is against change of political borders in the region.
Iranian president further said that he has held talks with his Azerbaijani counterpart on the issue.
Iran believes that peace and stability should be established in the region, Rouhani said, adding all conflicts and problems between the countries should be settled through negotiations.
Iran as a neighbor of Azerbaijan and Armenia has always tried to pave ground to resolve the issues via dialogue, Rouhani said, adding that Iran will spare no effort in this regard.
Rouhani further said that the two sides have reached some agreements regarding to joint activities in Caspian Sea which can be an important step in the future of Tehran-Baku ties.
Rouhani also said that he has held talks with Ilham Aliyev regarding the legal status of the Caspian Sea.