Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov has telephoned his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir Abdollahian to congratulate him on winning Parliament’s vote of confidence to become Iran’s new top diplomat.
Amir Abdollahian thanked Bayramov, saying Iran is ready to expand ties with Azerbaijan Republic in all areas including assistance with reconstruction efforts in the liberated areas [in the Karabakh region].
Amir Abdollahian also stressed the need for respecting internationally recognized borders. He said all disputes in the Caucasus region should be resolved peacefully.
The Azeri foreign minister also called for increasing cooperation with Iran and asked for the Islamic Republic’s help with the rebuilding of the liberated areas [of Karabakh].
Bayramov also called for transit cooperation with Iran and briefed the Iranian foreign minister on the latest developments in the Karabakh region.
Amir Abdollahian and Bayramov invited each other to visit Iran and Azerbaijan Republic, respectively, in as short a time as possible. They expressed hope the visits will happen soon.