Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Iran-Azerbaijan Relations

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.

‘Azerbaijan Republic after discrediting Russian peacekeepers’

Yerevan has accused Baku of seeking to discredit the activities of Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Iran FM: Ill-wishers got active during Tehran-Baku misunderstanding

The Iranian foreign minister told his Azeri counterpart that the misunderstanding between Tehran and Baku was resolve through prudence of the two countries’ officials.

Azeri FM: Azerbaijan, Iran can work in many areas  

The Republic of Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Jeyhoun Bayramov says his country is interested in expanding ties with Iran and the two countries can work together in many areas.

Iran FM: Tehran, Baku determined to overcome obstacles in bilateral ties

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says Tehran considers neighboring countries as its relatives, adding that Tehran-Baku ties continue in a positive and neighborly direction.

‘Tehran, Baku defuse tensions through prudence’

Iran and the Azerbaijan Republic have provided the right conditions for restoring calm to their warm and long-standing relations through prudence and by jointly taking significant steps to this end.

‘Baku’s Road Toll on Iranian Truckers Against Karabakh Truce Deal’

Iran’s ambassador to Armenia says the toll imposed by the Azerbaijan Republic on Iranian trucks, travelling through Nagorno Karabakh, goes against the three-sided truce agreement among Moscow, Yerevan and Baku that ended last year’s conflict in the region.

Iran FM calls on Baku to facilitate movement of trucks

The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with his Azerbaijani counterpart, urged Baku to facilitate the movement of the Iranian trucks in border areas between the two countries.

Iran’s General Bagheri visits Astra Khan nefore returning home

Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived at Russia’s Astra Khan International Airport Thursday morning after holding intensive talks with high-ranking Russian defense officials in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Iranian truck drivers released after months of detention in Azerbaijan

Iran wins the freedom of two Iranian truck drivers who were in custody in the Republic of Azerbaijan since August.

Iran’s security chief to Aliyev: Do not discredit yourself

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has hit back at Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev after he claimed the Islamic Republic, along with Armenia, has smuggled narcotics to Europe via Azeri soil.

Iran: Azeri president’s new allegations in line with Zionist regime’s interests

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has warned that new accusations leveled by the Republic of Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev against the Islamic Republic are only in the interests of the Zionist regime.

Iran: Baku has yet to release two Iranian truck drivers

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh denies a report that the Republic of Azerbaijan released two Iranian truck drivers it detained in September. Khatibzadeh said the released people are not the drivers, but are two others who had been serving a jail term in the Azerbaijan Republic for other reasons.

“Azerbaijan Republic frees detained Iranian truck drivers”

The Republic of Azerbaijan has reportedly released two Iranian truck drivers it detained in September, suggesting the bordering countries are trying to reduce tensions and avoid a possible conflict over critical transit routes and the Zionist regime’s presence in the region.

Iranian, Azeri FMs hold talks over Tehran-Baku ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov have discussed the latest developments in bilateral relations in a telephone conversation.

Iran Says Has Documents on Transfer of Terrorists to Azerbaijan

Iran says it has documents proving terrorist groups have been transferred to the Azerbaijan Republic.

Informed source rejects Iranian forces’ entry into Azeri territory

An informed source has reportedly denied reports published by some media in the Republic of Azerbaijan of Iranian armed forces entering Azeri territory during the 44-day Nagorno-Karabakh war last year.

Iran’s West Azarbaijan Province reopens all border crossings

Iran’s West Azarbaijan Province reopened all its five land border crossings on Friday after nearly two years of closure over the spread of the coronavirus.

Kharrazi: Azerbaijan Republic can’t buy security from foreign forces

Chairman of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi has warned the Republic of Azerbaijan to be under no illusion about relying on foreign forces for security.

Khatibzadeh: ‘Foreign terrorists on Azeri soil near Iran’s border’

While stating that Iran has good relations with Baku and Yerevan, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said, "The visit of the Armenian foreign minister to Tehran was pre-arranged and it’s been made in order to expand political, economic and cultural relations between the two countries".

Analyst: Israel’s game plan in Azerbaijan Republic

Tehran-based political and international relations expert Hassan Beheshtipour believes that Israel has created tensions on the border between Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan because Tel Aviv has failed to rally international support for its pressure campaign against Tehran over its nuclear program.

Iran FM: Army drills response to Zionists and terrorists’ actions

Iran’s Foreign Minister has issued a stark warning against any geopolitical change in the region and on Iranian borders, adding the recent military drill by the Iranian army was held in response to the terror activities of the Zionist elements in the region.

Iran advises neighbors to remain vigilant against foreign influence

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkahni has advised the country’s neighbors to be vigilant against the influence of foreign countries. Shamkhani said Iran, as a big and powerful country, has always sought good for its neighbors and has never threatened them.

Baku Should Beware of Unsavoury Friends: Analyst

Nournews- The growing trend of the Azerbaijan Republic’s provocative behaviour over the past weeks, which has met with Iran’s patience and cordial stances, is going on curiously, so much so that Baku has somehow staged a type of psychological warfare against Iran not to mention its tension-provoking moves on the ground.

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