Azerbaijan mulls closer ties with Iran – Politics News

“I appreciate the regular political talks between Baku and Tehran and cooperation in a number of areas. I believe that there are many prospects for further development of our mutually beneficial cooperation,” Aliyev wrote in a message to his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Iran.

The Azerbaijani President added that the will of the two nations, which has its roots in religious and cultural commonalities, forms the basis of the ties between the two countries, stressing that the relations are based on mutual respect and good neighborliness.

“The high level of our friendly relations is the result of the joint activities of our countries over the past 30 years. Over the years, numerous reciprocal trips, signed documents and agreements, as well as joint projects have played an important role in the development of our dynamic cooperation in the political, economic, transport, energy, cultural and other fields”, noted Aliyev.

He also called for the establishment of trade ties between Iran and the economic regions of Karabakh and eastern Zangezour, Press TV reported.

Aliyev then spoke about the reconstruction projects in the Nagorno-Karabakh region and called for the participation of Iranian companies in the process in the near future.

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