An official welcoming ceremony for President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani, who is paying an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan, has been held.
A guard of honor was arranged for the Iranian President in a square decorated with national flags of the two countries. The chief of the guard of honor reported to President Ilham Aliyev.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev welcomed President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani. The chief of the guard of honor reported to the President of Iran.
National anthems of Iran and Azerbaijan were played.
The heads of state reviewed the guard of honor. The President of Iran saluted Azerbaijani soldiers.
State and government officials of Azerbaijan were introduced to President Hassan Rouhani and members of the Iranian delegation were introduced to President Ilham Aliyev.
The guard of honor marched in front of the heads of state to the accompaniment of a military march. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Iran Hassan Rouhani posed for official photos.