07, 2012

President Serzh Sargsyan received the delegation headed by the Minister of Interior of the Islamic Republic of Iran

President Serzh Sargsyan received today the delegation headed by the Minister of Interior of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mustafa Mohammad Najari.

The President of Armenia welcomed the guests and noted that recent high-level reciprocal visits of the officials of the two countries, including the present visit of the Minister of Interior of the IRI, testify to the mutual desire to strengthen the Armenian-Iranian friendship and determination to deepen working relations. Serzh Sargsyan stressed that in the end of last year, during the visit of the President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Armenia there took place efficient discussions, agreements were reached on the mutually beneficial cooperation in different areas and works toward the implementation of these agreements are being conducted now.

The President of Armenia and Minister of Interior of Iran underscored the importance of expanding cooperation between the marzes of Armenia and Iranian regions which, according to the parties, will further strengthen mutual trust and the Armenian-Iranian relations based on the centuries-long friendship. The interlocutors stressed also the importance of the Iranian-Armenian community in fortifying these relations.

With regard to the deepening of cooperation and exchange of experience in different areas, the parties noted as perspective development of closer ties in the areas of emergency situation, law enforcement and other areas under the jurisdiction of the Ministry headed by Minister Mohammad Najari.

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