Iran has expressed its readiness to contribute to a everlasting and definitive settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh battle.
Mahmoud Vaezi, the chief of employees of Iran’s Presidential Workplace, made the remark in a gathering with visiting Azerbaijani Deputy Prime Minister Shahin Mustafayev Abdulla oglu.
Vaezi mentioned he was happy to see the navy battle between the Azerbaijan Republic and Armenia has come to an finish.
“Iran has all the time believed that variations between international locations, particularly neighbours, needs to be resolved by means of negotiations, and that struggle is, under no circumstances, a alternative for political options,” he mentioned.
He mentioned holding multilateral conferences such because the trilateral session between Iran, Iran and the Azerbaijan Republic, or the five-way assembly between Iran, the Azerbaijan Republic, Russia, Turkey and Armenia will convey the international locations nearer collectively and contribute to the promotion of constructive and fruitful financial cooperation within the area.
“Because the Azerbaijani president has confused, Iran regards its borders with that nation as a border of peace and friendship. Iran has all the time revered the territorial integrity of all international locations and has requested different international locations, too, to respect each other’s territorial integrity,” the Iranian official famous.
“Iran believes and has repeatedly emphasised that governments and neighbours mustn’t enable international powers to meddle of their relations, and up to now we’ve got seen that international interference has solely fueled variations and conflicts between neighbours and jeopardized peace and stability within the area,” Vaezi mentioned.
“Any transfer or motion which might lead to misunderstanding and set the stage for straining relations with others needs to be prevented,” the Iranian official underlined.
He mentioned officers of each international locations are set to forge nearer ties, which might expedite the implementation of joint ventures and additional enhancement of financial cooperation as properly.
The Azerbaijani official, in flip, conveyed heat greetings by his nation’s president Ilham Aliyev for his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani.
He mentioned Aliyev all the time regards borders between the 2 international locations as serving peace and friendship.
The Azerbaijani official expressed gratitude to Iran for serving to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh battle and supporting his nation’s territorial integrity.
He added Baku regards its relations with Tehran as “strategic.”
In the meantime, Vaezi advised reporters after the assembly that new situations have emerged within the area following the tip of the navy battle between the Azerbaijan Republic and Armenia, “so it was essential to have a gathering and talk about problems with mutual curiosity.”
He echoed remarks by the Azerbaijani president who had described borders between the 2 international locations as frontiers for peace and friendship.
Throughout his assembly with the Azerbaijani deputy prime minister, Vaezi additional advised reporters, the 2 sides agreed to carry a gathering of the Iran-Azerbaijan Joint Financial Cooperation Fee and pace up the implementation of joint tasks on the development of railways, dams and energy stations.