Tehran, IRNA- Managing director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Ali Naderi has held a meeting with Armenian Ambassador to Tehran Arsen Avagyan to explore ways to expand media cooperation between Iran and Armenia.
During the meeting at IRNA’s headquarters in Tehran on Wednesday, Avagyan expressed his country's interest in developing media cooperation with Iran, especially IRNA as the official news agency of the Islamic Republic.
The ambassador said that increased media cooperation between the two countries would lead to a better understanding between the Iranian and Armenian people.
He considered the exchange of media and news delegations between Iran and Armenia as an effective step in strengthening the communication between the two nations.
At the meeting, Naderi also pointed to the friendly ties between Iran and Armenia and said, “We are always ready to expand relations in all areas.”
He also said that IRNA’s media policy toward neighboring countries reflects Iran’s foreign policy of developing closer ties with regional countries.
IRNA and the Armenian News Agency signed a memorandum of understanding in 2017 to increase media interactions.