Azerbaijan-Iran Religious Dialogue May Improve Mutual Understanding: Committee Chairman
Azerbaijan, Baku, 11 August / Trend / According to the Iranian Foreign Minister, the religious cooperation between Azerbaijan and Iran is at high level.
"Religious identity between Iran and Azerbaijan may play an important role to strengthen the friendship between the two countries," Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said at the meeting with Hidayat Orujov, the chairman of the Azerbaijan State Committee on Religious Organizations, on 11 August, Iran's Fars news agency reported.
Mottaki said that mutual visits of entrepreneurs, cultural figures, media representatives and scientists would strengthen the relations between the two countries.
According to Orujov, Azerbaijan supports enhancement of comprehensive relations with Iran.
He said Iranian and Azerbaijani media representatives' mutual visits would contribute to two nations' close familiarization with each other. Culture weeks and religious dialogue in the capital cities of both countries will positively influence the development of mutual understanding and relations, Orujov said.
On 6 August, 2008, Orujov left for Iran to pay an official visit on the invitation of the leadership of the Iranian Culture and Islamic Relations Organization.
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