Iranian, Azeri Presidents Stress Need to Bolster Bilateral Relations
Presidents of Iran and Azerbaijan stressed on Monday the need for speedy expansion of friendly ties and mutual cooperation between their two countries, reported the official Iranian news agency (IRNA).
It said that Iranian President Mohammed Khatami and his Azeri counterpart, Heydar Aliyev, discussed bilateral ties in a telephone conversation.
According to Baku Television, Khatami and Aliyev once more underlined the significance and role of the spiritual, religious, and historical commonalties between the two neighbor countries.
The heads of the two states also expressed their regret over the delay occurred in the expected official visit of Azerbaijan's president to Iran, and further discussed it.
The broadcast added that the two heads of state admitted that the delay was due to the fact that the documents required to further solidify the mutual relations were not prepared in due time, and referred to the effort to speed up the upcoming visit.
The new date of the upcoming visit of Azerbaijan Republic's
president to Tehran will be indicated upon the completion of the relevant documents.
Aliyev was expected to pay a three-day visit to Iran as of September 17 – Albawaba.com
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