Iranian president to visit three post-soviet states
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 18
By Farhad Daneshvar – Trend:
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to launch a regional tour to three post-soviet states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia on Dec 21.
Parviz Esmaeili, deputy for communications and information at the president’s office, has said that Hassan Rouhani is due in in Armenia's capital, Yerevan, on December 21, on the first leg of the regional tour, ISNA news agency reported.
According to the report, several documents on cooperation between the two countries are expected to be inked during the one-day visit. In the meantime, traders from both countries will attend a conference discussing trade ties.
Kazakhstan's capital of Astana will be the Iranian president’s second destination where he is scheduled to meet the Kazakh counterpart and hold a joint press confreres with him.
During the one-day visit the presidents are slated to ink documents on expansion of bilateral cooperation.
On the final leg, Rouhani is expected to arrive in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, in the evening on Dec. 22.