Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian received today Ebrahim Rahimpour, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who has arrived in Armenia to participate for inter-agency consultations.
Minister Nalbandian noted that Armenia and Iran are tied by warm, mutually beneficial relations, evidenced by high-level inter-state dialogue and active cooperation in different spheres.
Ebrahim Rahimpour conveyed the greetings of the Iranian Foreign Minister and said “Iran attaches importance to the reinforcement of friendly relations and expansion of cooperation with Armenia.”
The interlocutors referred to a number of issues on bilateral agenda, stressed the importance of cooperation in inter-parliamentary format and discussed the steps being taken towards the development of economic cooperation between the two countries. In this context the parties discussed the implementation of joint transport and energy projects.
Edward Nalbandian and Ebrahim Rahimpour exchanged views on a number of unrgent international and regional issues.
Iran’s Deputy FM briefed Minister Nalbandian on the latest developments in the negotiations on Iran’s nuclear programs.
Minister Nalbandian presented the efforts towards the peaceful resolution of the Karabakh conflict.