Azerbaijani and Iranian FMs hold telephone conversation
- 17 July 2020
On July 17, Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov had a telephone conversation with Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Foreign Ministry told APA.
During the telephone conversation, Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif congratulated Jeyhun Bayramov on his appointment as Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan and wished him success in his activities.
The ministers exchanged views on a number of issues on the agenda of bilateral relations based on strong historical and cultural roots.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov stressing the importance of ensuring of regional peace and security, briefed his counterpart on the provocation of the Armenian armed forces on the site of the Tovuz region of the near-border territory and the present tense situation. He stressed that only the withdrawal of the Armenian armed forces from the occupied Nagorno Garabagh and the surrounding regions of Azerbaijan and the return of the internally displaced people to their homes can bring sustainable peace, security, and welfare to the region. In this regard, the minister Jeyhun Bayramov expressed his gratitude for Iran’s position regarding demonstration of support for Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity.
The Iranian minister Mohammad Javad Zarif noted that his country is always ready to assist in obtaining progress in the area of the solution of the conflict.