Armenian Foreign Ministre Edward Nalbandian had a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday.
The President hailed the strong and stable relations between Armenia and Iran and attached importance to their further reinforcement and deepening. He added that the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program has opened broad perspectives for the development of bilateral trade and economic ties and stressed the need for practical steps towards that end.
The Iranian President and the Armenian Foreign Minister referred to the process of implementation of the agreements reached between the leaders of the two countries and the joint economic projects.
The parties agreed that the lifting of the visa regime between the two countries would serve an additional impetus for the intensification of ties between the business circles and boost tourism.
Ministry Nalbandian briefed Hassan Rouhani on the steps targeted at the elimination of consequences of the military actions unleashed by Azerbaijan against Artsakh, the efforts towards implementation of the agreements reached in Vienna.
President Rouhani stressed Iran’s willingness to contribute to stability and peace in the region, and reiterated his country’s support for the exceptionally peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict on the basis of the principles of international law.
Minister Nalbandian hailed Iran’s balanced position on the Karabakh issue.
Iran’s President asked to convey his warm greetings to the President of Armenia and revealed his plans to visit Armenia in the near future.