Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 25
By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:
The visit of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to Iran has great political and economic importance, Ali Ahmadov, deputy prime minister, deputy chairman and executive secretary of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party said Feb. 25.
He added that Iran and Azerbaijan have always been bound by friendly relations.
These relations have a very serious foundation, according to the deputy prime minister.
"Our historic and religious relations have deep roots," he said."Therefore, the relations between Iran and Azerbaijan have always been built on the principles of friendship and mutual understanding. These relations continue to develop this way."
Ahmadov noted that the positive results of the steps for lifting the sanctions imposed on Iran have created new opportunities for this country's international integration.
"Undoubtedly, it positively affects the Azerbaijani-Iranian relations as well," said the deputy prime minister. "We want the traditional friendly relations between Iran and Azerbaijani to even more strengthen the economic and trade relations."
Ahmadov said that the Azerbaijani and Iranian societies praise the recent visit of Ilham Aliyev to Iran.