Azerbaijani FM meets with Iran's Ali Shamkhani and Ali Larijani

  09 March 2019    Read: 808
Azerbaijani FM meets with Iran

In the framework of his official visit to Iran, Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran Ali Shamkhani, the press service of Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry reported.

At the meeting, along with the various issues of the bilateral relations’ agenda, regional and global security issues were discussed. Also, an exchange was held over the security, cooperation and development in the region.

Touching upon the bilateral economic relations, Minister Elmar Mammadyarov informed his interlocutor on the economic projects under implementation. He informed the other side on the current negotiations process over the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Ali Shamkhani noted that the position of Iran on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict remains unchanged. He underlined the support of his country to the resolution of the conflict by peaceful means and diplomatic negotiations based on the territorial integrity and inviolability of borders of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The sides also discussed the joint actions against ISIS and other terror groups, which pose threat to regional security.

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Elmar Mammadyarov also met with the Chairman of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani.

Minister Elmar Mammadyarov conveyed the sincere greetings of the Chairman of the Milli Mejlis of Azerbaijan Ogtay Asadov to the Chairman of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani. Ali Larijani thanked the Minister and requested from his side, to convey his sincere greetings to the attention of Ogtay Asadov.

At the meeting, the sides discussed the relations between the two states, including developing the bilateral relations in political, economic, cultural and other spheres.

Minister Elmar Mammadyarov informed the Iranian Speaker about the bilateral economic projects under implementation. The activity of the Interstate Joint Commission between the two states was assessed. Minister noted the contribution of the Interparliamentary Friendship Group to the bilateral relations.

Minister Elmar Mammadyarov informed his interlocutor on the current stage of negotiations on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. It was emphasized that Azerbaijan is in favor of peace and stability in the region.

Chairman of the Parliament of Iran Ali Larijani said that they support the resolution of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict by peaceful means and negotiations. It was underlined that the statements made by the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri during his visit to Azerbaijan represent the official position of Iran. Iranian Speaker underlined support to the settlement of the conflict within the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.


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