Azerbaijani parliament cancels simplified border crossing rules with Iran
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 11 / Trend E. Mehdiyev /
The Azerbaijani parliament has cancelled a memorandum regarding simplified border crossings by Azerbaijani and Iranian citizens residing in border areas.
The memorandum between the Azerbaijani and Iranian governments on simplified border crossing by citizens of the two countries residing in the border areas has been cancelled at a parliamentary meeting today as its term expired in early December.
The memorandum impacts upon those citizens of the two countries that live in an area 45 kilometres from the Azerbaijani-Iranian border.
The Azerbaijani Parliament discussed the cancellation of a law dated March 1, 2006 that approved a memorandum between the Azerbaijani and Iranian governments regarding simplified rules of arrival and departure of Azerbaijani and Iranian citizens permanently residing in Nakhchivan.
The Parliament will consider 25 questions at a meeting today. Most of them include approving intergovernmental agreements. Plans to make changes to several laws and the Code of Administrative Offences and Procedural Code exist.
Issues of amending administrative and territorial divisions will be discussed.