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Iran-Armenia Relations

Armenian PM meets Iranian Leader to sympathize over President Raisi, companions’ demise

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan who has traveled to Tehran to express condolences over the passing of President Ebrahim Raisi and his accompanying delegation.

At least 5 Iranians killed in bus crash in Armenia

A bus carrying Iranian passengers veered off road on Saturday in southern Armenia and left at least 5 people dead and 9 others injured, the Armenian Interior Ministry announced.

President Raisi stresses regional security, sovereignty in talks with Armenian defense chief

In a meeting with Armenia's Defense Minister, Soren Papikian, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi highlighted Tehran's commitment to fostering peace, stability, and security in the Caucasus.

Iranian FM says Tehran defends Armenia sovereignty, favors regional peace

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said that Iran will defend Armenia’s territorial integrity and sovereignty.

Iran president says Caucasus must not turn into battleground for outsiders

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has warned of plots by trans-regional countries to gain foothold in the Caucasus, stressing the region must not turn into a battleground for other states.

Any geopolitical change in Caucasus harmful to region: Iran president

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has reiterated Tehran’s opposition to the presence of foreigners in the Caucasus. He also described as “unacceptable” any geopolitical change in the region, which he said would be harmful to the interests of the regional countries.

Iran says ready to send observers to Armenia-Azerbaijan border

The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces has expressed Tehran’s readiness to dispatch observers to the frontier between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia and help relieve tensions between the two northwestern neighbors.

Iran’s security chief: Tehran opposes any geopolitical change in Caucasus 

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Aliakbar Ahmadian has reaffirmed Iran’s opposition to any geopolitical change in the Caucasus region as it would be destabilizing and would trigger a crisis.

Armenia calls for active communication with Iran during “difficult period for region”

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has stressed the need for "active communication" between Yerevan and Tehran under the existing difficult regional conditions.

Iran Resumes flights to Azerbaijan and Armenia following peace agreement

The spokesperson for Iran's Civil Aviation Organization confirmed that flights between Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan as well as Armenia have recommenced.

Iran FM to Armenia counterpart: Presence of foreigners in region complicates situation

The Iranian foreign minister says the presence of foreign forces in the South Caucasus region will further complicate the situation there.

Iran says is in contact with Armenia, Azerbaijan to ease tensions in Caucasus

Spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Nasser Kanaani has stated that Tehran is closely monitoring the situation in the Caucasus and stays in contact with Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan to ensure peace and security.

Ex-envoy to Baku: Iran lost many opportunities in Caucasus

Iran’s former ambassador to Azerbaijan says the Islamic Republic had many opportunities for the transit of energy in the Caucasus region, including the Zangezur corridor, but lost all of them due to its “foreign policies failures.”

Iran president reaffirms strong opposition to Azerbaijan construction of corridor in Armenian territory

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has reaffirmed Iran’s strong opposition to any geopolitical change along its border regions.

Iran and Armenia sign gas-electricity swap deal

Iran and Armenia have signed a new agreement to export Iranian gas to the former Soviet republic. The agreement was signed in a ceremony in the Armenian capital Yerevan with Majid Chegini, Iran’s Deputy Oil Minister, and Mehdi Sobhani, Iran’s Ambassador To Armenia and Sanusian, Armenian Minister of Regional Management and Infrastructure being in attendance.

Iran security chief says Tehran pushing for regional peace

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Akbar Ahmadian reaffirmed Tehran’s support for efforts to ensure peace across the region, calling for diplomacy and dialogue to put an end to conflicts among countries.

President Raisi: Iran hopes Armenia-Azerbaijan negotiations will strengthen peace in region

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi emphasized the necessity of solving regional issues by the countries of the region. He stated that Iran, by supporting the peace talks between Armenia and Azerbaijan, hopes that these negotiations will establish and strengthen peace, security and stability in the region as much as possible.

Iranian FM: Tehran welcomes peace talks between Armenia and Azerbaijan, 3+3 format

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says Iran welcomes peace talks between Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Official: Iranian president talks with Russian counterpart, Armenian PM, supports Moscow

The political deputy of the Iranian presidency says President Ebrahim Raisi has held separate telephone conversations with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian, voicing Tehran's support for the Kremlin in the recent mutiny.

Iranian-Armenians mark “Armenian Genocide” anniversary in Tehran

A group of Iranian-Armenians have held a memorial marking the anniversary of “the Armenian Genocide” by the Ottoman Empire during World War One.

Shamkhani: Armed conflict and tension in Caucasus won’t be in anyone’s interest

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, in a meeting with his Armenian counterpart, said armed conflicts in Caucasus, would be detremental to the regional states.

Iran’s ex-ambassador to Baku: Israel fueling tension between Azerbaijan and Armenia 

Iran’s former ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan says Israel is covertly and indirectly encouraging Baku to play a negative role in the region.

Raisi: Iran, Armenia set to increase value of bilateral trade to $3bn

President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran’s economic ties with Armenia have witnessed a 43-percent growth over the past months, and that the two neighbors have set a goal to increase the value of their trade to $3 billion.

Armenian prime minister due in Tehran on Tuesday

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will travel to the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Tuesday, when he is due to meet with President Ebrahim Raisi of Iran.

Iran says regards Armenia’s security as its own

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has highlighted the significance of bilateral ties with Armenia. The top diplomat insisted that Tehran considers Armenia’s security as its own.

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