Tehran: Iran Stresses Implementation Of Joint Projects With Armenia


Fars News Agency
May 1 2012

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s President Ahmadinejad reiterated the need for
the implementation of Tehran-Yerevan joint economic projects.

Speaking in a meeting with Armenian Foreign Affairs Minister Edward
Nalbandian, the Iranian president underlined that “Iran attaches
much importance to the implementation of joint economic projects
with Armenia”.

Also during the meeting, Nalbandian submitted a message from Armenian
President Serzh Sargsian to Ahmadinejad.

Nalbandian arrived in Tehran on Sunday on an official visit at the
invitation of his Iranian counterpart Ali Akbar Salehi.

Upon arrival, Nalbandian held talks with his Iranian counterpart,
where they examined avenues for further improving the friendly ties
between the two countries and the activities of the Armenian-Iranian
Intergovernmental Commission.

They reflected on bilateral cooperation, and exchanged views on
expanding the legal framework.

Salehi gave details on the latest developments with respect to Iran’s
nuclear program, and Nalbandian expressed a satisfaction that a
positive trend was recorded during the last meeting in this regard.

Nalbandian also briefed his Iranian colleague on the Nagorno-Karabakh
conflict’s settlement talks.

They agreed to hold their next meeting in Armenia’s capital, Yerevan.

Also, during his Tehran visit, Nalbandian met with Parliament Speaker
Ali Larijani as well as Iran’s Supreme National Security Council
(SNSC) Secretary and chief negotiator Saeed Jalili.

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