News ID: 316853
Published: 0815 GMT October 04, 2021

Armenian FM in Tehran for talks on issues of mutual interest

Armenian FM in Tehran for talks on issues of mutual interest

Political Desk

Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan arrived in Tehran Monday morning on a working visit to discuss issues of mutual interest with the Iranian officials including Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

During his two-day stay in Tehran, Mirzoyan is to exchange views on major bilateral and regional developments.

Earlier in the day, a spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry of Armenia tweeted, "October 4, FM of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan will pay a working visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran".

"Within the framework of the visit, a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian is scheduled, which will be followed by joint press statement of Ministers", said the spokesman.

On September 21, President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi of Iran expressed his administration’s willingness to boost relations with Armenia in various fields, saying closer mutual cooperation will safeguard the interests of the two neighbors and strengthen regional security and stability.

He made the remarks in separate messages to Armenian President Armen Sarkissian and Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to congratulate the neighboring country's Independence Day, Tasnim News Agency reported.

In an earlier meeting with the prime minister of Armenia held on September 17 on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Tajikistan, the Iranian president stressed the need to increase current level of trade between Iran and Armenia.

President Raeisi said that formation of “specialized task forces for addressing economic issues, including in the fields of energy exchanges, transportation, implementation of joint production projects and financial exchanges, can be a suitable stimulus and a turning point in improving the level of interactions between the two countries.”


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