Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi in a meeting with his Armenian counterpart Hakob Arshakyan in Yerevan vowed to further develop bilateral relations.
The clean air of the ancient land, mountains and the status of a safe and hospitable country in the region. These are the factors that attract tourists visiting Armenia. Iran and Armenia enjoy friendly ties and Yerevan hopes that they advance to a new level, especially after the signing of an agreement between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union on a free trade zone. The countries can also closely cooperate in humanitarian efforts.
An interim agreement is expected to come into force between the Eurasian Economic Union and Iran, leading to the formation of a free trade zone. The heads of member states of the Eurasian Economic Union said that the formation of a free trade zone with Iran is a priority in the activities of the Eurasian Economic Commission. At the invitation of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Armenia to attend the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, which will be held in Yerevan on October 1.
Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan said that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong are expected to attend the upcoming Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Summit.
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.