Iran-Azerbaijan Friendship Important for Region: Aliyev

Iran-Azerbaijan Friendship Important for Region: Aliyev

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev underlined settling regional problems in cooperation with the countries of the region, adding that friendship between Iran and Azerbaijan is an important factor for the whole region.

Speaking in a meeting with the visiting Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mehrdad Bazrpash in Baku on Saturday, Aliyev said Azerbaijan was an initiator of the 3+3 format and considers holding a meeting within this format as soon as possible a positive step. 

He also said his country will proceed with its activities in the field of creating transport corridors within the framework of bilateral and multilateral cooperation.

Elsewhere in his remarks, Aliyev pointed to the significance of the ground-breaking ceremony of a bridge on the Aras RIver within the framework of the construction of roads, bridges, and infrastructures of the border crossing and fortification of the coasts near the Aghband region and added that these measures will strengthen the friendly ties between the two countries.

Iran’s minister of roads and urban development, for his part, conveyed the warm greetings of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to the president of Azerbaijan and said the countries of the region and the people have deep cultural and historical bonds with one another.

Peace in the Caucasus region will create great prospects for the region, Bazrpash added.

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