Top Iranian Diplomat Discusses Cooperation with Armenian Officials

YEREVAN (Armenpress/IRNA)–Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian met with Iran’s special envoy for Caspian affairs Mehdi Safari on Tuesday to review bilateral relations–as well as international issues of mutual interest.

Oskanian commended Tehran’s persistence to conduct a balanced policy and ensure regional stability. While both sides expressed satisfaction with the development of bilateral relations–they suggested bolstering cooperation in various areas including small and medium-sized businesses–tourism–education–and culture.

The Armenian foreign minister also briefed the Iranian diplomat on the pace of the Mountainous Karabagh conflict resolution. Safari–who is in Yerevan on a three day visit–reiterated his government’s intention to continually develop positive relations with Armenia.

Safari also met with Minister of Energy Armen Movsisyan to discuss the implementation of joint projects in energy sector. Movsisyan highlighted the importance of bilateral cooperation with Iran in various energy fields and expressed satisfaction with growing trend of bilateral cooperation with Iran.


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