Iranian Leader Touts ‘Bright Prospects’ for Tehran-Yerevan Ties

Iran’s Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar

YEREVAN (IRNA)—Iran’s Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar, who was in Armenia for an official visit, said Wednesday touted what he termed “bright prospects” for furthering Armenia-Iran ties.

In a meeting with the Armenian Energy Minister Armen Movsesyan, he added that Iran’s ties with the neighboring states, especially Armenia, are strategic.

“Iran is ready to promote its economic and commercial exchanges with the brother and friend country to the highest level,” he noted.

Referring to the ancient and historic Iran-Armenia ties and cordial relations between the two nations, he called for further promoting mutual cooperation.

Exchange of visits between the officials of the two states will help deepen bilateral ties, he said, noting that expansion of Iran-Armenia ties will benefit the entire region, in addition to the two countries.

“Iran considers no limit for promoting ties with Armenia,” he said.

Movsesyan, for his part, referred to Iran’s role in the region and appreciated Iranian support for the Caucasian states in hard times.

Describing Iran’s role in the region as undeniable and significant, he said that promoting bilateral relations will benefit both nations.

Putting the current rate of trade and commerce between the two states at over $300 million, Movsesyan hoped that the rate of exchanges will hit one billion dollars within the next two years.

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7 Comments

  1. Edward Demian said:

    The relations with Iran will turn out to be absolutely crucial to our survival. We need to pay attention and not screw this up.

  2. levon sanosyan said:

    Stop buying Turkish goods. Stop supporting Turkish economy. Turkey out of Armenian lands.

  3. Alex Postallian said:

    I notice that Iran is always kindly toward Armenia,gave them refuge,provided safe haven.Yet rest of Europe and America kiss the turks a–,who were known genociders,liars,mongols.AM I REALLY MISSING SOMETHING. I think not., or are they listening to the jews falsified reports.

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  5. Dvo said:

    feel so proud to know our Armenian and Persian history you should read about it very interesting before islam and christianity Armenians and Persians where very simeliar very interesting story

  6. Dvo said:

    Armenians and Persians are cousins for thousends of years Persia had Armenians kings as well under the persian empire we both staned for thousends of years

    Armenians and Persians had same relegion both nations believed in same gods both where zoroastrian

  7. sevo said:

    DAVO : one corrections Armenians were not Zoroastrians ….we were pagans … plus we worshiped also nature …and the prove is that we never celebrate NO-ROZ your 1500 or 2000 years old calender ….we have our no-roze and its older then yours :)))) its called NAVASART our NO-ROZ in August 11 ….4500 years old :) (TANZI KOT BARSIK ) :))))))

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