Iran attaches great importance to Caucasus region's security
ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency
Tue / 13 September 2022 / 14:39
Tehran (ISNA) - Pointing that the Islamic Republic of Iran attaches great importance to the Caucasus region's security, President Ebrahim Raisi stressed, "The historical borders between Iran and Armenia are considered the basis of prosperity, convergence and security of the region and Tehran is determined to continue cooperation in all fields for the benefit of the prosperity and stability of the region".
In a phone conversation with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian on Tuesday, President Raisi expressed concerns about the escalation of tensions in the region and said, "The Caucasus region is going through special conditions and unfortunately, peace has not returned to this region yet".
Pointing to the influence of Zionist regime in the region, Iranian President described its presence as a threat to the entire region, including its hosts.
Saying that Iran is following the developments in the Caucasus region closely, he emphasized that the region cannot bear another war.
Stressing that Iran attaches great importance to the Caucasus region's security, President Raisi stated, "The signatories of the tripartite ceasefire statement should adhere to its provisions and refrain from any action to create tension in the region".
Armenian Prime Minister, for his part, provided the Iranian President a report on the recent developments in the Caucasus region and said, "The Islamic Republic of Iran has always played a constructive and influential role in resolving tensions and crises in the region".
Nikol Pashinian also expressed satisfaction with the expanding relations between Tehran and Yerevan, saying that Armenia seeks to deepen relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran in all fields.
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