Iran Supports Discussions between Armenia-Azerbaijan on Karabakh
Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend K.Ramazanova / Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said on 23 July that Iran supports discussions between Azerbaijan and Armenia to solve their dispute over Karabakh.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran has always supported communication as a way of understanding between the parties involved in the Karabakh dispute," Hosseini told reporters. "We believe that settlement of the dispute will play a key role in the process of guaranteeing stability and sustainable development in the region," he said.
He went on to say that whilst officially recognizing the sovereignty right of countries, including Azerbaijan, Iran welcomes the recent constructive discussions, especially between the presidents of the two countries.
He announced Iran's readiness to provide every assistance to facilitate the eventual settlement of the problem.