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President Rouhani, while underlining that Iran-Azerbaijan ties have witnessed considerable progress, said the two countries share significant similarities on the issue of Syria.Speaking at the joint press conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Tehran on Sunday, Rouhani Stressed that dialogue is the ultimate way to solve issues in the region including Syrian and Karabakh.
Meanwhile, the issue of granting an Iranian military base to Russia has never been raised as it is prohibited by the country’s constitution, Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said.
Iranian and Azeri delegations here on Sunday signed two agreements on cooperation in the presence of the two countries’ presidents.
Senior advisor to Majlis speaker for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian emphsized significance of a diplomatic solution and Syrian-Syrian dialogue to restore peace and security to Syria.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that his country doesn’t need to foment tensions in the region, like Saudi Arabia, to promote its policies.
Iran’s economic growth for three quarters of the current fiscal year (March 20-Dec. 20, 2016) stood at 7.2%, according to First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri.
Committee of Senior Officials Meeting of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) started work in Jakarta, Indonesia, with participation of Iranian representatives.
A Russian trade website says a leading automobile manufacturer is set to establish an assembly line in Iran in 2018.
France is working on plans to issue direct loans to companies that want to invest in Iran, Finance Minister Michel Sapin said in a press conference in Tehran.
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi-Amiri said here on Sunday that Iran and Saudi Arabia has agreed on some issues regarding this year’s Hajj rituals.