Iranian Vice-President Es'haq Jahangiri has hailed the Iranian and Azerbaijani presidents` commitment to develop bilateral cooperation, AzerTAc reported.
"Political will demonstrated by the presidents of Iran and Azerbaijan will pave the way for the strengthening of cooperation between our countries," he told Azerbaijan`s Deputy Prime Minister, chairman of the State Committee for Refugee and IDP Affairs Ali Hasanov, who is visiting Tehran.
Mr. Jahangiri expressed confidence that the Azerbaijani Deputy Prime Minister`s visit will be a success. "I believe that the discussions held during the visit will serve the best interests of our peoples, and contribute to the development of the bilateral relations in all areas."
Mr. Hasanov said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani`s recent visit to Baku is highly praised in Azerbaijan. "Important issues were discussed and agreements signed during this visit."
Mr. Hasanov also touched upon the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, describing it as Azerbaijan`s most painful problem".
He thanked the Iranian government for providing assistance to Azerbaijani refugees and IDPs.
The Deputy Premier hailed Iran`s recognizing Azerbaijan`s territorial integrity.