A top Iranian official has welcomed the Azerbaijan Republic’s proposal that Iran, Russia and Turkey play a more pivotal role in maintaining peace and stability in the region. Mahmoud Vaezi, the chief of staff of Iran’s president, said the promotion of cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan is in line with the interests of both nations. He stressed the need to respect the Azerbaijan Republic’s territorial integrity, saying Iran stands ready to play a more active role in resolving differences between Baku and Yerevan. In a phone conversation with the Azerbaijan Republic’s deputy prime minister Shahin Mustafayev, the Iranian official welcomes the establishment of a ceasefire between Baku and Yerevan. Vaezi called on both sides to maintain the truce and iron out their differences based on dialogue, within international regulations, and by respecting each other’s internationally recognized borders and territorial integrity. He expressed satisfaction with the trend of implementing agreements signed by Iran and the Azerbaijan Republic, especially the ones discussed in a recent phone conversation between the two countries’ presidents. “The implementation of these agreements will, undoubtedly, be an effective step in the growing mutual ties,” said Vaezi. The top Azeri official, in turn, conveyed to Vaezi a message of appreciation from his country’s president, saying his country would like to enhance its cooperation with Iran on all fronts. Subscribe
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says it is not at all acceptable that several rockets fired during the Karabakh conflict have struck Iran’s border areas. “Unfortunately, worrying reports have been received today in this regard, and that is not at all acceptable, ” Khatibzadeh said on Thursday. He dismissed the rumours that Iran’s border guards have reciprocated, but stressed that “maintaining the security and peace of the Iranian citizens living in the border areas is the red line of Iranian armed forces.” The spokesman vowed that Iran would not remain indifferent in case of a repeat of such attacks. Subscribe Facebook Twitter ReddIt Pinterest WhatsApp Viber VK Email Telegram Print LINE Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated the Republic of Armenia on the anniversary of the country’s National Day. In separate congratulatory messages to the President and Prime Minister of Armenia, President Rouhani expressed hope that Tehran-Yerevan relations would further deepen and develop to serve the interests of the two nations.In his message to the President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian, Rouhani said, “I hope to see the growing development of relations, considering the historical, cultural and social ties between the two countries and also in the light of the efforts of the officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Armenia to serve the interests of the two nations.” In his congratulatory message to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, the President stated that “without a doubt, the common cultural, social and friendly ties between the two countries will provide fertile grounds for the development and deepening of relations and the people of the two countries will be able to establish synergy in the path of development to be a model for constructive and friendly relations between the countries around the world.” President Rouhani expressed the hope that in the light of the close and friendly efforts and interactions of the officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Armenia, there will be a bright future full of prosperity for the two nations. Subscribe Facebook Twitter ReddIt Pinterest WhatsApp Viber VK Email Telegram Print LINE The IFP Editorial Staff is composed of dozens of skilled journalists, news-writers, and analysts whose works are edited and published by experienced editors specialized in Iran News. The editor of each IFP Service is responsible for the report published by the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website, and can be contacted through the ways mentioned in the "IFP Editorial Staff" section.