Armenian ambassador to Iran Artashes Toumanian on Tuesday said that banking sanctions have caused problems for trade relations between Iran and other countries, but the problems can be solved through cooperation.
Armenian President Armen Sarkissian refused to fire the head of the general staff of the country’s armed forces after he was dismissed by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the presidential office said on Saturday.
Several hundred opposition supporters were camped out in tents outside Armenia's parliament on Friday demanding Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's resignation over his handling of last year's war with Azerbaijan.
Iranian Ambassador to Armenia Abbas Zohouri said the two countries' senior officials are resolved to expand bilateral relations, adding that Armenian Economy Minister Tigran Khachatryan is to pay a visit to Tehran in early 2021.
Iran’s Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Ali-Asghar Mounesan said that the global registration of St. Thaddeus Apostle Monastery pilgrimage signifies the longstanding friendship between Iranians and the Christian community of Armenia.