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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 reopened all its five land border crossings on Friday after nearly two years of closure over the spread of the coronavirus.
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.
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".
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’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.
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.
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.
The Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari has warned that Iran will protect its northwestern borders and will not allow any change to them.
The Iranian foreign minister reiterated that Iran will not tolerate Israel’s presence along its borders and will take necessary measures against the regime’s activities.