Iran and Azerbaijan will establish a joint pharmaceutical plant in a ceremony due to be held on Monday.
A direct passenger train service has been launched between Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad and Azerbaijan’s landlocked region of Nakhchivan, a report said.
A former Iranian lawmaker says the Israeli regime is promoting separatism in the name of the World Azerbaijanis Congress (WAC).
Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent visit to Azerbaijan Republic, a northern neighbour of Iran, and the signing of a military deal between Tel Aviv and Baku, has turned to a source of concern for Tehran.
Iran’s Minister of Communications Mahmoud Vaezi said the time is ripe for mutual cooperation between the two countries in the fields of e-commerce and financial post services.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and the President of Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev will hold a trilateral meeting in Baku on August 8 to confer on various issues including the expansion of defence and security cooperation.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that cooperation and security will mark regional and global future, adding that Iran believes in working with its neighbors at different levels.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged Azerbaijan and Armenia to exercise restraint in dealing with the current conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, saying Tehran wants peace and stability restored to the region.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says promotion of Islam will act as a countermeasure to divisive plots by Takfiri groups.
Iran says following close consultation between Iranian and Azeri officials, a more suitable condition has been created for Azeris to respect Islamic ceremonies as well as the sanctity of religious sites in Azerbaijan.
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