Iran, Azerbaijan stress intention to expand ties

Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak-Ayin

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Azeri officials in a meeting in Baku underlined their determination and interest in the further consolidation of bilateral relations.

The meeting was held between Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pakayeen and Azeri parliament member and director of Azerbaijan Daily on Wednesday.

After touring the building of Azerbaijan Daily, Pakayeen underlined influential role of Iranian and Azeri media in the further expansion of bilateral relations.

He referred to the activity of Azeri media in Tehran, and said it indicates serious determination of the two countries to expand cooperation and relations, specially in the field of media.

He said media cooperation between the two sides will pave the ground for mutual political cooperation.

“Unfortunately, aliens resort to third parties and through media controversies and gossips try to mar bilateral relations,” Pakayeen said.

If the committed media of the two countries build solid links, such negative activities will not be successful, he added.

The Azeri official, for his part, said that Azerbaijan Daily which is the official publication of Azeri parliament has a close watch on developments in Iran, getting happy with the Iranian progress and welfare.

Iran has recently enhanced efforts to boost political, economic, security and cultural ties and cooperation with the regional and neighboring countries, specially the Central Asian states, including the republic of Azerbaijan.

By Fars News Agency

 

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