Baku hosts official welcome ceremony for Iran’s president (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 12
On Nov. 12, Baku hosted an official welcome ceremony for the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who arrived on an official visit to Azerbaijan.
This is Rouhani's first official visit to Azerbaijan.
A guard of honor was lined up at the square decorated with national flags of the two countries.
President Ilham Aliyev met the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
National anthems of Iran and Azerbaijan were performed.
President Ilham Aliyev and President Hassan Rouhani passed by the honor guard.
Iranian president also greeted the Azerbaijani soldiers.
The representatives of state and government of Azerbaijan were presented to the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani, and the members of the Iranian delegation were presented to President Ilham Aliyev.
The presidents also posed for official photos.