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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev had a phone call on Tuesday shortly after the postponement of a planned trilateral meeting between the two sides and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Iran’s First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri met senior foreign authorities on the sidelines of a Caspian forum in Turkmenistan to discuss a broad range of regional and international issues and explicate the Islamic Republic’s policies.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the country’s top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif will soon visit Azerbaijan Republic, among other countries in the region.
All the crew members of an Iranian cargo ship bound for Russia that sank in the Caspian Sea off the coast of the Republic of Azerbaijan have been rescued, Iran’s ambassador to Baku said.
An Iranian knowledge-based company has managed to export over 70 tonnes of anti-bacterial nano-towels, worth $600,000, to Georgia, Iraq, and Azerbaijan.
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.
The Azerbaijan Republic has opened a bridge in Salyan district on one of the main highways running to Iran, a report by Trend said.
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has called for further expansion of mutual cooperation between Tehran and Baku, saying his country does not see any obstacle to promotion of relations with Iran.
Member states of the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) have agreed to increase the capacity of the special transport route, said Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami.