Baku, April 20, AZERTAC
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hossein Dehghan.
The head of state expressed satisfaction with the successful development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Iran.
President Ilham Aliyev stressed the importance of the meetings held with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani in Azerbaijan and Iran, as part of within international organizations. The head of state said as the result of the joint efforts the relations improved to the highest level in a variety of fields.
The President stressed the role of the reciprocal visits at different levels, adding there were good opportunities for boosting cooperation in the military field. The head of state expressed hope that the visit of Iranian Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics Hossein Dehghan to the country would contribute to the further development of relations.
Minister Hossein Dehghan conveyed greetings of President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani to the head of state. The minister stressed the importance of the further strengthening of the Azerbaijani-Iranian ties. He noted that national leader Heydar Aliyev was the architect of modern Azerbaijani-Iranian ties, adding political will and resolution of President Ilham Aliyev laid a solid ground to the future development of relations.
The parties exchanged views on prospects for military-technical cooperation.
President Ilham Aliyev thanked for the greetings of President Hassan Rouhani and asked the minister to communicate his greetings to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.