Armenian FM, Iranian ambassador praise progress in ties

Armenian defence minister, Iranian ambassador praise progress in ties

28 Aug 04


The secretary of the Security Council under the Armenian president and
Defence Minister Serzh Sarkisyan had a meeting with the
newly-appointed Iranian ambassador to Armenia, Ali Reza Haqiqian,

The Defence Ministry press service told Arminfo that Sarkisyan
congratulated the diplomat on his appointment and expressed the hope
that Armenian-Iranian bilateral relations would deepen during his
diplomatic mission in Armenia.

For his part, Haqiqian conveyed regards from the Iranian president and
defence minister and underlined Sarkisyan’s personal contribution to
the development of Armenian-Iranian relations.

Ties between the two countries have been strengthened by serious
achievements in the political and economic fields, which are based on
a strong foundation. These brotherly relations have enabled the two
peoples to establish cooperation in all fields, they noted.

After discussing progress in cooperation between the two countries,
the two men charted new plans for the future.