Vaezi: Iran ready to play more active role in settling Karabakh conflict
Head of Iran's Presidential Office Mahmoud Vaezi described development of Tehran-Baku relations as in line with the wishes of the two nations and common interests of the two governments, saying that Iran is ready to play a more active role in resolving the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
In a telephone conversation with Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev, he added that Tehran welcomes Baku's proposal for a more active and prominent role by Iran, Russia and Turkey in maintaining peace and stability in the region.
Welcoming the ceasefire, Vaezi called on the governments of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia to maintain ceasefire and resolve their differences through dialogue and within the framework of international law and respect for the recognized borders and territorial integrity of the two countries.\
Vaezi also expressed satisfaction with the implementation of the agreements between Iran and Azerbaijan, and especially the recent agreements presented in a telephone conversation between the two presidents, saying that the realization of these agreements will undoubtedly be an effective step in the process of expanding bilateral relations.
Mustafayev, for his part, said that his country is keen on promoting cooperation between Tehran and Baku in all areas of mutual interest, IRNA reported.