Iranian Ambassador to Armenia Abbas Zohouri said the two countries' senior officials are resolved to expand bilateral relations, adding that Armenian Economy Minister Tigran Khachatryan is to pay a visit to Tehran in early 2021.
Iran’s Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Ali-Asghar Mounesan said that the global registration of St. Thaddeus Apostle Monastery pilgrimage signifies the longstanding friendship between Iranians and the Christian community of Armenia.
Four Azerbaijani servicemen have been killed in recent weeks in clashes in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on Sunday, in the first report of casualties since a Russian-brokered cease-fire accord.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hailed Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's "courage" in agreeing to a peace deal over Nagorno-Karabakh that triggered a backlash against the leader at home.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called Saturday for greater military cooperation with Russia, a day after Azerbaijani troops began moving into territory in Nagorno-Karabakh previously held by Armenian separatist forces.
Units of the Azerbaijani Army have entered the Aghdam region, a territory ceded by Armenian forces in a cease-fire agreement that ended six weeks of heavy fighting over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said Friday.
Iran said transit through its northern roads and railways will remain unaffected by a new corridor planned to be opened in Armenia following a peace treaty between the country and its neighbor Azerbaijan.