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'There is a great opportunity for expanding cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan'

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Tehran, February 6, AZERTAC

“There is a great opportunity for expanding cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan. The two countries enjoy excellent relations. We plan to organize reciprocal visits of high-ranking government officials to further develop our ties,” Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsun Pakain told journalists.

The Ambassador said that lifting economic sanctions on Iran created a huge opportunity for broadening cooperation with Azerbaijan. "The 11th meeting of the State Commission on economic, trade and humanitarian cooperation to be held in Baku this year will discuss ways of deepening the relations between the two countries," he said.

On the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh, conflict the diplomat noted that the OSCE Minsk Group`s mediation mission has been unsuccessful over 20 years, blaming the group`s prejudice for this.

Ambassador Pakain reiterated that Tehran recognizes Azerbaijan's territorial integrity and sovereignty.

Rabil Katanov

Special Correspondent

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