Thursday, September 21, 2023

Iran-Armenia Relations

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.

Construction of Iran-Armenia transit route to be completed soon: MP

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.

Putin calls meeting with Aliyev and Pashinyan “useful”

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described his talks with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan as useful and timely.

Baku hails Sochi trilateral meeting as ‘positive’

The Republic of Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry has described the meeting of Russian, Azeri and Armenian leaders on Friday as positive.

‘Iranian companies ready to boost presence in Armenia’

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 PM accuses Azerbaijan of “thuggish behavior”

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.

Armenian soldier killed in border shoot-out

An Armenian soldier has been killed in a shoot-out at the border with the Azerbaijan Republic. Authorities in Yerevan say Azeri troops opened fire at the Armenian positions on Monday evening, killing one soldier.

EU: Armenia, Azeri leaders to meet in Brussels

The leaders of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan will meet in Brussels in mid-December to discuss border tensions, the European Union announced on Friday.

Armenia building new route for Iranian vehicles

Armenia is building a new transit route for Iranian cargo and passenger vehicles after the Azerbaijan Republic imposed restrictions on the previous road.

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree ceasefire after deadly border clash

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.

Armenia says border with Azerbaijan “relatively calm”

The situation at the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, where a shootout was earlier reported, is relatively calm, Yerevan has announced.

Armenian PM: Problem of Iranian trucks traveling to Yerevan solved

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 condemns “violation of ceasefire” at borders with Azerbaijan Republic

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.

Armenian denies withdrawing from border region

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, Armenia agree to keep Caucasus corridor open

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.

Armenia’s top security official holds discussions with Iranian envoy

Armenia's National Security Council Secretary Armen Grigoryan has discussed bilateral ties and the latest regional developments with Iran's Ambassador to Yerevan Abbas Badakhshan Zohuri.

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