Iran's northwestern province of West Azarbaijan has special capacity to help strengthen bilateral cultural and economic relations with neighboring Republic of Azerbaijan, Seyyed Abbas Mousavi who is appointed as the new Iranian ambassador in Baku has said.
Iranian and Azeri ministers of labor and social welfare in an online video talk on Thursday stressed the need to exchange Tehran-Baku experiences in the field of labor and social welfare developments and reforms.
Iran expressed its readiness to help soothe tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the wake of deadly border clashes between the two South Caucasus countries, calling on both sides to engage in dialogue.
Iran exported over 41,500 tons of commodities to Azerbaijan from its northern Astara railway terminal during the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 20-May 20), which was 178 percent more than the figure of the same period last year, according to a railway official.
Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japan joined the list of Formula One Grands Prix canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday but organizers said they were still aiming for a reduced season of 15-18 races.