Dec 21, 2017, 6:30 PM
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Iran, Azerbaijan may use nat'l currencies in trade exchanges

Baku, Dec 21, IRNA – Azeri President Ilham Aliyev in a meeting with Iranian President's Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi here on Thursday said that the two countries should try to do their trade exchanges with national currencies.

The Azeri president said that he has issued his orders in this concern accordingly.

He said that Azerbaijan Republic intends to develop relations and cooperation with Iran in all fields.

President Aliyev pointed to the necessity to accelerate joint venture projects like car manufacturing plant and pharmaceutical plant by Iran in Azerbaijan Republic and Astara-Astara Railway as well as cooperation in creation of north-south corridor.

He appreciated Iran's role in the ongoing fight against terrorism in the region and underlined the necessity to develop intelligence, security and defensive cooperation between Tehran and Baku.

President Aliyev applauded Iran's active participation in programs of 'Islamic Solidarity Year', and said that the two countries have common stances and viewpoints on regional and international issues.

Mahmoud Vaezi arrived in Baku on Wednesday evening to attend the International Conference dubbed as; 'Islamic Solidarity-2017, Dialogue among Religions and Cultures'.

After delivering speech at the conference, Vaezi met with President Aliyev on Thursday.

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