President Raisi: Iran stresses respecting other countries' sovereignty, no change in region's geopolitics
IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency
Sep 23, 2022
New York, IRNA -- President Ebrahim Raisi said that the Islamic Republic of Iran emphasizes respecting other countries' sovereignty and preventing any kind of change in region's political geography".
Raisi met with the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan on Thursday in New York.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran emphasizes on protecting mutual and international borders and respecting other countries' sovereignty, as well as preventing any kind of change in region's political geography," he said during the meeting with Pashinyan
The Iranian president said that negotiations and digalogue are the only way out of current issues between Azerbaijan and Armenia, adding, "As we stressed in the Shanghai Summit, the region cannot tolerate a new war".
President Raisi called the borders between Iran and Armenia historical borders and said, "Protecting these important, strategic borders is important for political and economic cooperation."
In this meeting, the Prime Minister of Armenia said, "We will protect our entire land and territories and stand against any conspiracy aimed at separating Iran and Armenia."
Pashinyan also appreciated Iran's clear positions towards protecting the territorial integrity of Armenia.
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