President Rouhani to visit Baku on Sunday

Tehran, Aug 5, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani is to leave Tehran for Baku on Sunday to attend trilateral talks among Iran, Russia and Azerbaijan.

During the visit, President Rouhani is to confer with his Russian and Azeri counterparts on expansion of trilateral cooperation in commerce, energy, telecommunications, environment, fight against terrorism, transportation and transit of goods.

On the sidelines of the meeting, President Rouhani is to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss expansion of cooperation in areas of mutual interest.

In another meeting with his Azeri counterpart, President Rouhani is to follow up implementation of already reached agreements and bolstering cooperation in commerce, industry, energy, culture, banking, consular facilities and telecommunications, mainly railway transportation.

During the visit, some joint venture projects on industrial units taking advantage of Iran high tech are to go on stream.

A number of ministers and high ranking officials are to accompany President Rouhani during the visit.
President Rouhani is to back Tehran on Monday afternoon.