Tehran-Baku ties affect region
Baku, The growing ties between Iran and Azerbaijan is not limited to the two countries but affects the region, deputy speaker of Azerbaijan parliament said.
'We observed holding Iran cultural days event in Baku, and Iran also hosted Azerbaijan's,' Ziafat Askerov said in a meeting with Head of Islamic Culture and Relations Organizations Abouzar Ebrahimi Torkaman.
He also referred to the MoU signed between Iran and Azerbaijan in 2014 as start of cultural cooperation between he two countries.
Commenting on parliamentary relations between Iran and Azerbaijan, he said parliamentary friendship groups are active in both countries.
Meanwhile, Torkaman said that common understanding is one of the most important characteristics of relations between two countries.
Promoting relations between Iran and Azerbaijan will result in preventing extremism and violence, he added.
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.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency