Economy & Politico

Iranian FM invites his Azeri counterpart to join 3+3 meeting in Tehran

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his counterpart from the Republic of Azerbaijan, Jeyhun Bayramov held a phone call, exchanging views on bilateral relations and issues of mutual significance.

During the discussions, Amir-Abdollahian voiced dissatisfaction with some unrealistic statements made in recent days, describing respect for countries’ sovereignty and territorial integrity as well as non-interference in their domestic affairs as an important and fundamental principle.

He said that official and diplomatic channels are the best path for resolving misunderstandings and differences, emphasizing that brining up such issues in media will not only fail to help their settlement but pave the way for enemies to exploit them.

Amir-Abdollahian said the expansion of ties with neighbors including Azerbaijan Republic is a priority of the Islamic Republic’s foreign policy agenda, stressing the necessity to promote all-out ties between the two countries.

He invited his Azeri counterpart to join the Iranian initiative for an event, named the 3+3 meeting, in Tehran as a format designed to resolve regional issues through diplomatic ways.

For his part, the Azeri foreign minister pointed to a recent meeting between the presidents of the two countries in Astana, describing the talks and contacts between officials in Tehran and Baku as positive.

Jeyhun Bayramov expressed Azerbaijan Republic’s readiness to enhance ties with Iran and resolve misunderstandings.

The two sides also stressed the necessity to continue and promote links between different sectors and institutions of the two countries in order to enhance friendly relations and settle possible misunderstandings.

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