Tehran hosts official welcoming ceremony for Azerbaijan's president
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 23
An official welcoming ceremony was held in Tehran Feb. 23 for Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
Accompanied by cavalry, President Aliyev arrived to the Saadabad Palace.
A guard of honor was lined up for Azerbaijani president on the square, in front of the Saadabad Palace decorated with the national flags of Azerbaijan and Iran.
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani welcomed Ilham Aliyev.
Then, the national anthems of the two countries were played out.
The head of the guard of honor reported to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. Then the presidents passed by the guard of honor and later posed for photographs.
Iranian state and government representatives were introduced to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, and the Azerbaijani delegation members were introduced to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.