Iran welcomes Turkey’s Caucasus 3+3 format proposal

Iran’s Ambassador to Ankara said that the Islamic Republic of Iran welcomed Turkey’s proposal to create the 3+3 format in the South Caucasus region.

Mohammad Farazmand said in an op-ed article in Anadolu Agency on Monday that Iran welcomed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s proposal to create a 3+3 format consisting of three South Caucasian states Republic of Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia as well as Iran, Russia, and Turkey.

He said that Iran’s support of the initiative was reaffirmed by former Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in his regional tour last year to Baku, Yerevan, Moscow, Tbilisi, and Ankara.

The initiative would help the region to solve problems, minimize tension grounds, expand cooperation, and create a powerful region through synergy between the regional states, the diplomat said.


Source: IRNA

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