President Aliyev: Azerbaijan-Iran bilateral relations to further develop
Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 27
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Head of Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization Masoud Soltanifar on April 27.
The president hailed the high-level representation of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the 7th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, describing this as yet another evidence of the two countries' friendship.
Saying that several high-ranking Iranian officials have recently visited Azerbaijan, President Aliyev recalled with pleasure his recent meeting with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani in Istanbul.
All this attests to the high level of relations between our countries, said the president. He expressed confidence that the bilateral ties would continue to develop.
Soltanifar expressed his gratitude for the excellent organization of the 7th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations.
He said that he paid several visits to Baku, Ganja and other places in Azerbaijan when he was governor of Gilan province.
Soltanifar said he was impressed by significant development processes that he saw during his current visit to Azerbaijan and congratulated the president on the country's accomplishments in all the areas.