Iranian President Arrives in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend S.Agayeva /The Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejat arrived in Azerbaijan with a two-day official visit on 21 August at the invitation of the his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev.
The agenda for the forthcoming talks between the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Iran, Ilham Aliyev and Mahmoud Ahmedinejat to take place on 21 August in Baku covers political, economic and humanitarian aspects of bilateral relations
The documents which are scheduled for signing during the Iranian President's forthcoming visit, has already been prepared. Iran also proposes the simplification of a visa system or its full removal between the two countries. Iran made similar proposals several years ago and it had been raised at meetings held between the Foreign Ministries of the two countries, although no response was given. The heads of State of the two countries are expected to reach a relevant agreement.
During the visit the governments of Azerbaijan and Iran will sign new agreements on cooperation in the energy and transport sectors.
The Iranian President plans to pay tribute at the Cemetery of Martyrs and ex-President Heydar Aliyev's grave, as well as visit the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.