Armenian Parliament Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan blasted the US sanctions on Iran and pressures on other states to stop cooperation with the country, saying that his country cannot halt buying gas from Tehran.
President Hassan Rouhani described boosting relations with neighbors including Armenia as principal policy of Iran, saying that Tehran is ready for further improving ties with Yerevan as a friendly neighbor in all fields.
Iranian Deputy Energy Minister Homayoun Haeri and Armenian Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan, in a meeting in Yerevan exchanged views on ways to increase energy cooperation between Tehran and Yerevan, particularly extending the power grid between the two neighboring countries.
Managing Director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Zia Hashemi in a meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stressed expansion of bilateral relations between the two countries in all fields, especially in the media area.
Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi said on Wednesday that Companies from Qatar, Armenia and Iran signed a cooperation agreement today to transit information from the Persian Gulf to Europe.