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Iran, Azerbaijan closest countries to each other culturally

Baku, No countries in the world are so close to each other like Iran and Azerbaijan culturally, Head of Islamic Culture and Relations Organizations Abouzar Ebrahimi Torkaman said.

Torkaman made the remarks Friday in a meeting with Azerbaijan Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev.

Torkaman emphasized the importance of cultural ties between the two countries, expressing hope for signing documents for cultural exchanges.

Today's world problem is culture, he said, adding that developing cultural ties will lead to promoting political and economic relations.

Torkaman's trip to Baku happened at the invitation of Azerbaijan Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev.

The visit aims at promoting cultural and scientific cooperation.

Torkaman is scheduled to inaugurate Iran movies days in Baku.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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