Thursday, June 1, 2023

Iran-Armenia Relations

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.

President Raisi meets Armenian PM, stresses regional stability

President Raisi of Iran, in a meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in New York on Thursday, emphasized that the sovereignty of countries must be respected and any changes in the political geography of the region should be barred.

Any Azerbaijan bid to change region’s geopolitics by force to face Iran’s response: Expert

An Iranian expert on Russia and the Caucasus says any Azerbaijan's attempt to militarily open a ground corridor to its exclave Nakhichevan via Armenia threatens to eliminate Iran’s historical border with Armenia, adding the move will face an Iranian response.

President Raisi: Caucasus security significant to Iran

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has stated that stability and peace in the Caucasus region is of special significance to Tehran.

Raisi: Iran accepts no change to political geography of Caucasus

President Ebrahim Raisi says that Iran stands ready to make use of all at its disposal to help establish stability in the Caucasus, and that the Islamic Republic accepts no change to the region’s political geography.

Shamkhani: Maintaining security top priority for region

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has said what the region needs most urgently now is collective cooperation to maintain security.

Shamkhani: Stable regional security tied to stability in Caucasia

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, who is on a one-day visit to Armenia, says regional states have to implement their capacities to restore lasting peace to the Caucasian region.

Iran’s security chief in Armenia on Caucasian tour

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani arrived in Armenia on Thursday as part of his Caucasian tour.

Iran’s security chief due in Armenia on Thursday for high-level talks

Iran’s top security official is set to visit Armenia for talks with high-ranking officials of the neighboring country on bilateral and regional topics.

Armenia seeks Iran assistance for peace treaty with Azerbaijan

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 president meets Armenian parliament speaker

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi met with the visiting President of the National Assembly of Armenia Alen Simonyan in the capital Tehran on Wednesday.

Iran, Armenia agree to discharge pollution from the Aras River

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: Tehran opposes any form of aggression

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.

Iranian embassy in Yerevan warns against travelling to Armenia by land

The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran has warned Iranians against travelling to Armenia by land due to heavy snowfall.

Armenian attaché invites Iranians to take part in his country’s tenders

Armenia’s economic attaché in Iran has invited Iranian businesspeople to participate in his country’s international tenders.

President Raisi congratulates Armenian counterpart on his election

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, in a message, has congratulated Vahagn Khachaturyan on his election as Armenia’s new president.

Iran, Armenia agree to reduce transit duty

Iran and Armenia have agreed to reduce transit duty and jointly manufacture medicines and home appliances.

Iran says non-oil exports show 40% increase this year

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.

Iranian minister calls for strengthening of economic ties with Armenia

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.

Raisi: Expanding Tehran-Yerevan economic cooperation will enhance regional security

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has stressed the importance of boosting trade and economic exchanges between the Islamic Republic and Armenia.

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