Iran’s FM Zarif in Nakhchivan to discuss bilateral ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic on Saturday to hold talks with its senior officials on various issues, including bilateral relations.

Upon his arrival there, Zarif said that at the end of his trip to five countries in the region, he is visiting the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic to discuss transit facilities and cooperation conditions in the region in the wake of the Nagorno-Karabakh War.

He expressed hope that regional cooperation will make it possible for the Islamic Republic of Iran and other regional countries to cooperate in such areas as transit in a bid to materialize sustainable peace in the region.

The Iranian foreign minister visited the Republic of Azerbaijan, Russia, Armenia, and Georgia, discussing the latest developments in the Caucasus region as well as mutual ties with officials of the respective countries.