Irans President Mahmud Ahmedinejat is going to make a visit to the countrys regions where Azerbaijanis reside. Trend reports with reference to Liberty radio quoting Muhammedkazim Memarzadeh, governor of East Azerbaijan province, which said this week Ahmedinejat would make visit to all 19 regions of East Azerbaijan and meet with public representatives. This will be presidents first visit to Azeri provinces in response to mass protest actions.
Most recently Ahmedinejat discussed installation of gas pipeline to Armenia with Armenian President Rober Kocharyan, in Iran with a visit. At the moment the pipeline is being laid on beside the town of Nurbuz of Julfa district in East Azerbaijan province.
According to other information sources, Tabriz Lawyers Society commission on human rights undertook the defense of 15 Azerbaijanis arrested during the last events in South Azerbaijan. The Lawyers Society representative, saying the negotiations are being conducted with lawyers examining the cases, underlined that the end will be quite positive.