Rouhani: Iran gives priority to relations with Russia and Azerbaijan
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that his administration gives priority to ties with the neighboring countries, in particular Russia and Azerbaijan.
The president noted the ties with Azerbaijan and Russia have considerably improved over the past years, IRNA news agency reported.
Rouhani stressed that trade turnover with Russia over the last Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2015-March 20, 2016) increased by 80%.
“Our trade ties with Azerbaijan have also had a proper development, and in the coming years we will observe growth in the trade relations,” he President said.