Rouhani and Pashinyan discuss Iran-EEU cooperation
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani described boosting relations with neighbors, including Armenia, as main policy of Iran, and said that Tehran is ready for further improving ties with Yerevan in all fields.
In a telephone conversation with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan yesterday evening, the Iranian leader said that agreements reached between Tehran and Yerevan in various fields during the PM's visit to Tehran serve as a valuable step in line with developing collaboration, noting that accelerating their implementation will give a boost to bilateral ties.
Expressing pleasure over approving the deal for setting up joint free trade zone between Iran and members of Eurasian Economic Union, Rouhani said that Iran's Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade has been tasked for its implementation, IRNA reported.
Pashinyan, for his part, stressed that his country is set to promote relations with Tehran in all fields, sating Yerevan will seriously pursue implementation of the agreements.
During the phone conversation, he officially invited President Rouhani to attend Eurasia Summit in Yerevan on October 1, 2019.