Persian Journal, Iran
April 14 2005
Iran, Armenia boost consular co-operation
Apr 14, 2005, 14:51
The first joint consular meeting between Iran and Armenia was held in
Yerevan on Thursday. The meeting held concurrently with the current
visit of the Iranian foreign ministry’s director general in charge of
consular affairs Rasoul Mohajer, studied social affairs of Iranian
and Armenian nationals in both countries as well as consular issues.
In the first round of talks, the two sides underlined the important
role of such meetings in promoting good-will among neighboring
In the two-day meeting a number of issues concerning social affairs,
residence of Iranian and Armenian nationals, easing formalities for
issuance of visas, education and transportation are to be discussed
by the two sides.
Both sides underlined that having good-will in developing ties in
various fields and the historical commonalties shared by the two
countries are considered as suitable back-up for deepening of
The Armenian side, for his part, called the presence of Iranian
university students in Armenia as very effective and underlined that
the Yerevan government is to provide them with their required
The Iranian delegation is scheduled to confer with a number of
Armenian officials on issues of mutual interests.