Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 3
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by Minister of Interior of the Islamic Republic of Iran Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli.
The president hailed the successful development of the Azerbaijan-Iran bilateral relations in all areas.
Noting the importance of holding regular meetings between presidents, President Aliyev recalled with pleasure the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to Azerbaijan this August, as well as his last official visit to Iran.
Emphasizing the importance of raising the bilateral ties to a higher level in all areas, the president stressed the necessity of developing cooperation between the two countries' interior ministries.
President Aliyev expressed his hope that Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli's visit to Azerbaijan will contribute to strengthening cooperation between the two countries’ interior authorities.
Fazli extended greetings of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to President Ilham Aliyev.
"President Hassan Rouhani noted that all efforts should be made to further enhance and promote the work in accordance with the agreements reached by the two sides. Mr. Rouhani expressed his hope that these works would be successfully implemented," Abdolreza Rahmani said.
He also hailed the successful development of the bilateral cooperation in recent years.
The sides further exchanged views on cooperation prospects.
President Aliyev thanked for the greetings of President Rouhani, and asked the Interior Minister to extend his greetings to the Iranian president.