Mohammadreza Pour-Mohammadi, who was speaking in a meeting with Consul General of Republic of Azerbaijan in Tabriz Aliyannagi Huseynov, added, "East Azarbaijan Province has many industrial and economic capacities which can pave the way for increasing trade between Iran and Republic of Azerbaijan."
According to Mehr News Agency, he said, Iran has the highest number of tourists coming from the Republic of Azerbaijan, adding, "Iran and Republic of Azerbaijan are determined to strengthen relations in various fields."
The governor general pointed out, "We are ready to establish fair cooperation and collaboration with the Republic of Azerbaijan in various areas."
Pour-Mohammadi pointed to the unjust sanctions imposed by enemies against the country and noted, "Today, the global arrogance is after exerting more economic pressures against Iran and make their utmost efforts to limit our ties with the world."
Sanctions provide a good opportunity for a country to expand its ties with neighboring states in various trade and economic fields in particular, he underlined.
Huseynov stated that his country is ready to establish amicable ties with Iran in all fields.
The presidents of Iran and Republic of Azerbaijan have met several times and this is solid evidence for amicable ties between the two countries.