Azerbaijani FM receives delegation headed by Iranian communication minister
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 2
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has received a delegation headed by minister of communications and information technology of Iran, co-chairman of the State Commission for Cooperation between Azerbaijan and Iran in economic, commercial and humanitarian spheres Mahmoud Vaezi, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told Trend.
The sides noted successful development of relations between Azerbaijan and Iran based on the principles of good-neighborliness and friendship, mutual respect, expressed satisfaction with the level of bilateral cooperation in the oil and gas, engineering, pharmaceutical, transport, energy, agriculture, tourism and other spheres.
The parties stressed importance of trilateral meeting of presidents of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia to be held August 8 at the initiative of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
Noting that the North-South transport corridor will be one of the main topics at the trilateral meeting of the presidents, the ministers expressed confidence that this project will make an important contribution to the development of interregional cooperation.
The sides also exchanged views on other issues of mutual interest at the meeting.