Azerbaijan’s ambassador to Tehran Bunyad Huseynov expressed his country’s interest in further expanding commercial and economic ties with Iran, and lauded the significant 74-percent growth in the volume of bilateral trade.
Iranian Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development Saeed Rasouli announced that his country will soon start track-laying operations for 40 kilometers of Astara-Rasht railroad which will link Azerbaijan’s Southern city of Astara with Iran’s network.
Relations between Azerbaijan and Iran in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), as well as other sectors of the economy are greatly developing, said the Azerbaijani Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Ramin Guluzade while speaking at a press conference held during the 25th International Exhibition of Electronics, Computers and e-Commerce (Elecomp 2019) held in Tehran, Trend News Agency reported.
Presidents of Iran, Russia, and Azerbaijan will convene in the Russian resort city of Sochi in August to further work on ways to boost tripartite cooperation to form a strong regional bloc of trade and transit.
Turkey and Azerbaijan have launched a joint military drill in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, a landlocked exclave of Azerbaijan, with the aim of developing the armies' coordination and ability to carry out joint operations, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry says.