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Following the devastating floods which struck parts of Iran and left 70 people dead, several countries and international humanitarian bodies have started dispatching their aid cargos to the crisis-hit areas of Iran.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has sent condolences and offered help over the tragic flash floods in Iran which have so far claimed the lives of 26 people.
Iran’s president has, in separate messages, congratulated several heads of state on the arrival of Nowruz, which marks the start of the Persian New Year and is celebrated in many countries.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says Tehran’s policy towards the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute has not changed, and the country is still prepared to help Armenia and Azerbaijan Republic settle the dispute peacefully.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran and Armenia should deepen their friendly relations in defiance of the United States, which seeks war and division across the world.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose resignation was earlier rejected by President Hassan Rouhani, has returned to work and attended the welcoming ceremony of Arminian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan Wednesday morning in Tehran.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has hailed the recent parliamentary elections held in Armenia as part of the trend towards democratic changes in the neighbouring country.