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BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 22
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hossein Amir Abdollahian, Trend reports.
President Ilham Aliyev recalled his meeting with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi in Ashgabat, during which many issues related to future cooperation were discussed and Azerbaijan-Iran friendly relations were reaffirmed.
Hossein Amir Abdollahian extended President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi's greetings to the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. Azerbaijani President thanked for the Ebrahim Raisi's greetings and asked the minister to extend his greetings to the Iranian President.
Pointing to the meeting between President Ilham Aliyev and President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi in Ashgabat, the Iranian Foreign Minister described the meeting as a turning point in relations between the two countries.
The sides underlined the importance of continuing joint efforts to deepen cooperation in political, economic, energy, transport, humanitarian and other fields.
They pointed out the broad agenda of bilateral cooperation and expressed their hope that good results would be achieved.