Sunday, October 1, 2023

Iran-Armenia Relations

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.

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.

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