Azerbaijan, Iran step up customs co-op
The two neighboring countries also pledged to work in collaboration to pave the way for round-the-clock presence of transport services and insurance companies at Jolfa and Bilesavar border crossings.
Iran will also help Azerbaijan in the joint fight against drug trafficking by organizing training workshops for Azerbaijan’s customs personnel.
Azerbaijan and Iran have had fruitful diplomatic relations since 1918. Iran recognized Azerbaijan’s independence in 1991 and diplomatic relations between the two countries were established in 1992.
Currently, the two countries are focused on expanding economic ties in various fields, including industry, agriculture, energy, alternative energy and transportation.