On January 26, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyed Ibrahim Raisi received a delegation led by Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov, who is on an official visit to Iran, according to the MoD.

Iranian President Seyed Ibrahim Raisi stated that the people of Azerbaijan and Iran have for centuries lived in an atmosphere of good neighborliness, and the relations between the two countries are successfully developing in all areas.

The sides expressed satisfaction over the development of bilateral friendly relations between the two countries in various areas, including military cooperation, and exchanged views on other issues of mutual interest.