Dec 21, 2017, 3:42 PM
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Iran presidential aide meets Azeri president

Baku, Dec 21, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi met with Azerbaijan Republic's President Ilham Aliyev here on Thursday.

Vaezi, who arrived in Baku on Wednesday evening to attend international conference dubbed as; 'Islamic Solidarity-2017; Dialogue among religions and cultures', after delivering speech at the conference met with President Aliyev.

In his speech, Vaezi said Muslim unity is the most curing medicine and the most necessity prescription to kill pains and sufferings of Muslims, and appreciated President Aliyev's initiative for declaring the year 2017 as 'Year of Muslim Solidarity'.

He said Iran welcomed the initiative of President Aliyev and Tehran was hosting one of the international meetings of the Islamic Solidarity last August and wide participation of Iranian athletes in sport programs of the solidarity year in Baku indicated Iran's support for this appropriate move.

International Conference titled 'Islamic Solidarity-2017; Dialogue among Religions and Cultures' convened on Wednesday in the presence of religious and scientific scholars from 40 countries and representatives from 8 international bodies.


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