|Iranian, Armenian officials discuss ties||
TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan in Tehran on Sunday.
During the meeting, Zarif described the relationship between the two countries as “friendly”, saying, “The new Iranian administration puts special emphasis on the expansion of relations with the neighbors.”
There is no obstacle in the way of the enhancement of cooperation between the two countries, the Iranian foreign minister said.
“The continuation of mutual visits and follow-ups by the two countries’ officials will have a great role in the process of the expansion of ties.”
Kocharyan, for his part, expressed hope that relations between the two countries would be further strengthened.
He also stated that Armenia supports the recent historic nuclear deal reached between Iran and world powers, according to which Tehran will offer some concessions in exchange for limited relief from the sanctions imposed on the country.
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