March 17, 2017

A meeting with a delegation led by an Iranian minister

On March 17, First Vice-president of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva met a delegation led by Minister of Communication and Information Technologies of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mahmoud Vaezi.


Welcoming the guests to Azerbaijan, Mehriban Aliyeva expressed her delight in the relations between our countries, which cover many spheres, and said these relations were built on the basis of mutual respect. It was underscored that the relations between Azerbaijan and Iran rely on historical roots, and that after Azerbaijan regained its state independence, a number of documents were signed between our countries. It was noted that bilateral visits by the presidents of Azerbaijan and Iran manifest our relations’ being at the highest level. Talking about the relations established in a number of areas, Azerbaijan’s First Vice-president said there were broader possibilities for cooperation in the humanitarian sphere, and she was ready to provide her support to this cooperation.


Mahmoud Vaezi congratulated Mehriban Aliyeva on her appointment to the office of first-vice president of Azerbaijan and underscored that this would contribute to developing Iran-Azerbaijan relations further. Mahmoud Vaezi said he was well informed of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s activity, and highly appreciated the works done by the Foundation. Saying he witnessed a festive mood of Novruz Holiday, the guest mentioned that this holiday is celebrated triumphantly in Azerbaijan, and expressed his congratulations on the holiday.