Ilham Aliyev and Hassan Rouhani discuss cooperation
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held a phone conversation with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, according to the Iranian presidential website.
Rouhani said that Iran and Azerbaijan enjoy friendly relations which have been growing over the years.
"Fortunately we are seeing positive progress in bilateral cooperation as a result of efforts of the two countries’ officials," the Mehr news agency cited the Iranian president as saying.
Rouhani said that exchange of diplomats and ministers bear influential results in expanding bilateral relations, hoping that the aims of signed agreements would be achieved as soon as possible.
"The Republic of Azerbaijan has always been a friend and brother country and surely, this friendship and brotherhood among the two nations will improve more than ever," he stressed.
Ilham Aliyev, for his part, said that ties between Iran and Azerbaijan has had a growing trend. He noted that this progress is the result of continuous and friendly efforts of officials both in Tehran and Baku.