President Rouhani confers with the Speaker of the parliament of Azerbaijan

President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran wants expansion of relations with neighboring countries.

Mon 05 - August 2013 - 15:20

The Islamic Republic of Iran has always favored further expansion of relations with all countries, especially the friendly and neighboring states, said Dr.Rouhani in a meeting with Speaker of the Milli Majlis (parliament) of Azerbaijan Ogtay Asadov in Tehran.
He said cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan can be helpful for consolidation of bilateral and regional relations.
Pointing to Iran-Azerbaijan good parliamentary relations, Dr.Rouhani said, I am confident that the good relations at regional and international levels would help fulfill common goals and serve as a source of blessing for nations and governments of Iran and Azerbaijan.
He then thanked Azeri officials for attending his swearing-in ceremony.
The Azeri parliament speaker said: "Iran is an important country in the Middle East. Baku favors consolidation of relations with the country in all spheres. Azeri parliament too supports bilateral, regional and international cooperation to attain common goals.

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