Armenia, Iran discuss bilateral ties, regional projects

Armenia, Iran discuss bilateral ties, regional projects

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian and Iranian Foreign Ministers Ararat Mirzoyan and Hossein Amir Abdollahian discussed bilateral relations on the sidelines of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York on Thursday, September 26.

The two weighed in on the challenges of cargo transportation from Iran to Armenia and ways to overcome them. Mirzoyan briefed his Iranian counterpart on the situation on a key interstate road in the country's south, the process of construction of an alternative road, as well as the works regarding the North-South highway.

The sides touched upon the prospects of further deepening the Armenian-Iranian cooperation in the sphere of energy.

Issues concerning regional peace and stability were also discussed. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia stressed that Azerbaijan’s provocative actions against the sovereign territory of Armenia undermine the efforts aimed at sustainable security and development in the region. Minister also added that he highly appreciates Iran’s position on Armenia’s territorial integrity.

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