Iran welcomes Armenian parliamentary elections

IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Tuesday welcomed parliamentary elections in Armenia and expressed the hope that it will lead to further expansion of relations and cooperation between the two countries.

The result of such election will be sign of democratic changes in this neighboring country, he said.

Iran believes that relations with its neighbors will help to restore peace, stability, development and security for all countries in the region, he said.

Geographical, cultural and historical affinities between the two countries are very deeply rooted and Iran attaches importance to such common values, Qasemi said.