Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov received the delegation headed by Ismail Jabbarzadeh, Governor of East Azerbaijan province of the Islamic Republic Iran.
Minister Elmar Mammadyarov expressing satisfaction with the development of the friendly and good-neighborly relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Islamic Republic of Iran, stressed the existence of historical, cultural and religious ties between the two countries.
Governor Ismail Jabbarzadeh noting his delight with his visit to Azerbaijan added that the development of relations between two countries is in line with the interests of both peoples. Providing comprehensive information about the East Azerbaijan province he emphasized the existence of favorable opportunities for cooperation in the fields such as tourism, health, science, culture and exchange of medical students.
At the meeting the sides noted the importance of the intergovernmental cooperation commission and organization of joint business forums with the aim of promoting bilateral economic and trade relations.
The sides also had an exchange of views on the issues of mutual interest.