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The President of the National Assembly of Armenia, has called on Iran to help conclude a peace treaty between Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Iran and Armenia have agreed to discharge pollution from the Aras River. The agreement was made during an official meeting between Iran’s Minister of Energy Ali Akbar Mehrabian and Armenia’s Minister of Environment Hacop Simidian in Tehran on Wednesday.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says there are various potentials for boosting friendly ties between Iran and Armenia given the interaction between the two countries that has always been based on neighborliness.
The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran has warned Iranians against travelling to Armenia by land due to heavy snowfall.
Armenia’s economic attaché in Iran has invited Iranian businesspeople to participate in his country’s international tenders.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, in a message, has congratulated Vahagn Khachaturyan on his election as Armenia’s new president.
Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade Seyyed Reza Fatemi Amin says Iran has exported 80 billion dollars of non-oil goods during the last eleven months.
The Iranian minister of industry, mines and trade has said Iran and Armenia have cooperated a lot politically and culturally, but unfortunately their economic relations are far behind political and cultural ties between the two countries.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has stressed the importance of boosting trade and economic exchanges between the Islamic Republic and Armenia.
An Iranian legislator says the construction of a transit route that will directly connect Iran to neighboring Armenia is in a final stage and will be completed in the near future.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has described his talks with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan as useful and timely.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has described the Iran-Armenia relations as strong and progressing during a telephone conversation with his Armenian counterpart Ararat Mirzoyan.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian says the Republic of Azerbaijan has adopted an aggressive policy against his country, saying what Baku calls the Zangezour Corridor is meaningless and phrases like that, have been coined by the Azeri government. He made the comment in response to Azeri President Ilham Aliyev’s demand that Yerevan open a corridor through its territory to give Azerbaijan access to Nakhjavan, an autonomous Azeri region.
Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan have reached a ceasefire agreement, mediated by Russia, ending hostilities that erupted along their borders, according to the defense ministry in Yerevan. Armenia earlier reported deaths and the loss of military positions along borders.
The situation at the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, where a shootout was earlier reported, is relatively calm, Yerevan has announced.
Armenian Prime Minister Niko Pashinyan has said Iranian trucks can use the Tatev-Aghvani alternative road to travel to the Republic of Azerbaijan without paying customs duties from now on. Pashinyan was speaking at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on Thursday.
Armenia’s foreign ministry has strongly condemned what it calls blatant violation by the Azerbaijan Republic’s military of a ceasefire agreement signed between Yerevan and Baku last year.
Armenia’s prime minister denies media reports that the country has withdrawn forces from Syunik a province bordering Iran. Nikol Pashinian was responding to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s claim about the so-called Zangezur corridor before parliament.
Iran’s deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development Khairullah Khademi says he held successful talks with Armenian officials, including Armenia’s Minister of Infrastructure and his deputies, to solve the problem of transit vehicles in the Goris area in Armenia.