Hassan Rouhani supports settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within territorial integrity of Azerbaijan

According to the press service of the Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan, Minister Elmar Mammadyarov visited Tehran, where he held talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. At the talks, Rouhani welcomed the Azerbaijan-Russia-Iran format, proposed a new summit of heads of state to be held within its framework, and also supported the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.

"Supporting the cooperation of Baku and Tehran on a bilateral and multilateral basis, President Rouhani positively assessed cooperation in the Azerbaijan-Russia-Iran format and noted the importance of holding the next summit of heads of state," the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry reports.

“President Rouhani noted that the Iranian side is in favor of a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict through the diplomatic negotiations within the framework of the territorial integrity and inviolability of the borders of Azerbaijan,” the ministry’s press service reports.