A meeting was held between President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi in Ashgabat on November 28.
Report informs, citing AzerTag, that the sides hailed the high level of relations and pointed to the existence of good neighborly and friendly ties between the two countries.
During the conversation, the sides discussed issues of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Iran within the North-South transport corridor, as well as the Zangazur transport corridor. It was emphasized that as a result of the implementation of the Zangazur corridor, Iran would also benefit from it by using this transport hub.
The sides noted that the geopolitical situation in the region had changed after the historic victory of Azerbaijan in the second Karabakh war, and stressed the importance of regional countries’ participation in the solution of regional issues.
The presidents also discussed issues of creating an energy hub between the two countries, as well as amongst Azerbaijan, Russia and Iran. The sides also exchanged views on cooperation, economic and trade relations within international organizations.
During the conversation, the presidents reiterated that Iranian-Azerbaijani relations were of a historical nature and pointed to the friendly relations between the two peoples.
At the end of the meeting, the “Agreement defining the terms of transit of natural gas through the territory of the Islamic Republic of Iran” was signed with the participation of the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Iran.