Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, who arrived in Tehran on Tuesday morning, was officially welcomed by his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani at the cultural and historical complex of Saadabad.
President Aliyev heading a large delegation is on an official visit to Iran. During the visit, more than 10 documents on cooperation are expected to be signed between Azerbaijan and Iran.
Upon arrival at Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport, Aliyev was warmly welcomed by Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mahmoud Vaezi
Iranian foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hossein Jaberi Ansari said of Aliyev’s visit to Tehran that issues related to areas of politics, economy, and energy will be discussed between the two sides and a number of MoUs will be signed at the end of the visit.
Aliyev said earlier that his visit to Iran aims to bolster relations between the two neighboring states.
He expressed hope that the visit would help broaden affinities between the two nations more than ever.
Referring to the previous meetings with President Rouhani, he said that he had held negotiations with the Iranian president and signed various agreements in political, economic and cultural areas.
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh stated that during the visit of Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev to Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will offer him new cooperation in the oil and gas sector.
“A new plan of cooperation in the oil and gas sector will be offered to the President of Azerbaijan,” the Mehr agency quoted Zanganeh as saying.
It is expected that within the framework of bilateral negotiations between Iran and Azerbaijan the authorities will discuss the issue of participation in the operation of the oil and gas fields of the Caspian Sea, APA reports.
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