After a one-day visit to Turkmenistan;

Ayatollah Raisi leaves Ashgabat for Tehran

The President left Ashgabat for Tehran a few minutes ago after a one-day visit to Turkmenistan to attend the Sixth Summit of the Caspian Sea Littoral States in Ashgabat.

Ayatollah Raisi at the 6th Summit of the Caspian Sea Littoral States;

Cooperation of Caspian Sea littoral states has become increasingly important due to int’l developments/ I hope the holding of these meetings will bring security, stability, peace and friendship to the people of the region

The President called the Caspian Sea a sea of cooperation and said, "Cooperation of the Caspian Sea littoral states has become increasingly important, especially due to international developments, and this interaction will not only lead to economic prosperity and increase the welfare of our nations, but also strengthen regional peace and stability and solving the problems of the Caspian Sea zone merely through its coastal countries”.

Meeting of the Presidents of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan:

Dr Raisi: Zionist Regime’s presence in any environment undermines security there/ Iran has proved that it is a friend of its neighbours in difficult times/ Ilham Aliyev: Our previous meeting on the sidelines of the ECO summit in Ashgabat accelerated Tehran-Baku relations

The President said, "Iran's technical and service capabilities, as well as its geopolitical and logistical capabilities, including in the field of transit and transportation, are suitable grounds for developing cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan, as well as further development and convergence of the Caspian Sea Littoral States".

Meeting of the Presidents of Iran and Turkmenistan;

Dr Raisi: Tehran-Ashgabat ties cementing rapidly on the basis of mutual trust/ We are ready to increase the capacity of Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan gas swap through our country/ Sardar Bardi Mohammadov thanks Ayatollah Raisi's efforts to improve ties between the two countries

The Presidents of Iran and Turkmenistan met on Tuesday to review and evaluate the progress of the implementation of the agreements and memoranda concluded between the two countries, and stressed that the full implementation of these cooperation documents will open a new chapter in the two countries' interactions and boost Tehran-Ashgabat economic and trade relations.

In a meeting with the Chairman of the People's Council of Turkmenistan:

Ayatollah Raisi: Iran-Turkmenistan ties expanding rapidly on the basis of extensive cooperation, mutual trust/ Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow: Turkmenistan-Iran common grounds lay the groundwork for further deepening of ties

Referring to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the President said in a meeting with the Chairman of the People's Council of Turkmenistan, "Relations between Tehran and Ashgabat have always been expanding in recent years with your wise measures".

To attend the Summit of Caspian Sea Littoral States;

Dr Raisi arrives in Turkmenistan

Ayatollah Raisi, who had left Tehran for Turkmenistan to attend the Sixth Summit of the Caspian Sea Littoral States, arrived at Ashgabat Airport a few minutes ago.

President before leaving for Turkmenistan:

Caspian Sea common heritage, capital of littoral states/ All littoral states agree on non-presence of outsiders in Caspian Sea

The President said that preventing the presence of outsiders in the Caspian Sea is agreed by all its coastal countries and stressed, "Cooperation between countries in the fields of transport and transit, trade, management of marine resources and environment will be reviewed in the Sixth Summit of the Caspian Littoral States".

President leaves Tehran for Ashgabat

Ayatollah Raisi travelled to Ashgabat at the invitation of the President of Turkmenistan to attend the Sixth Summit of the Caspian Sea Littoral States.

After a one-day visit to Turkmenistan;

Ayatollah Raisi arrives in Tehran

The President arrived in Tehran after a one-day visit to Turkmenistan to attend the Sixth Summit of the Caspian Sea Littoral States in Ashgabat.

Ayatollah Raisi in the meeting of the board of trustees of Qarz al-Hasaneh funds and market trustees:

Qarz al-Hasaneh funds an example of good deeds, faithful help to fellow human beings

In a meeting with the members of the board of trustees of Qarz al-Hasaneh funds and the trustees of the bazaar with the President, the most important issues, problems and solutions to play the role of these funds in helping the government and reducing the problems of the people were discussed.

Meeting of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of the Pakistan Army with the President;

Dr Raisi: Good relations between Iranian, Pakistani armed forces have created relatively good security conditions on the two countries’ borders/ Nadeem Reza: I have always believed that Iran is a close friend of Pakistan

The President thanked the Pakistani government and army for their cooperation in improving the security situation on the border between the two countries and said, "Good relations between the armed forces of the two countries have created relatively good security conditions on the border between the two countries”.

Ayatollah Raisi at the National Conference of the Judiciary:

Society will be strengthened by the administration of justice/ The key to the success of the system is cohesion of forces under the leadership of the Supreme Leader of the Revolution

Emphasising the importance of administering justice in society, the President said, "There should be an appendix of justice in decision-making, and it is necessary to constantly monitor how close we are to observing justice in decisions”.

Dr Raisi in a meeting with the Secretary General of the D-8:

D-8 countries' trade and transit capacities neglected/ Iran ready to share technological, knowledge-based achievements with D-8 countries

Emphasising that Iran's policy is to cooperate with regional, international and world organisations, the President said, "There is a lot of potential in the D-8 countries to increase trade and transit of goods, which has been neglected".

Joint press conference of the President of Iran and Prime Minister of Iraq;

Ayatollah Raisi: Top Iranian, Iraqi officials have deep, serious will to develop relations in all fields/ Facilitating pilgrims' travel to Imam Hussein’s (AS) shrine by Iraqi gov’t a commendable step/ Al-Kadhimi: We agreed to work together to bring stability, peace to region

Referring to the priority policy of the 13th Administration to expand relations with its neighbours, the President said, "Today, we see Iraq as the closest nation to the Iranian nation and we have the closest relations with Iraq in various fields".