On January 26, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi received a delegation led by Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov, who is on an official visit to Iran, the Defense Ministry told Report.

Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi said that our peoples have lived in good neighbourliness for centuries, and Azerbaijani-Iranian bilateral relations are successfully developing in all areas.

Emphasizing the importance of mutual visits in terms of expanding relations between the two countries, the Iranian president expressed confidence that friendly and fraternal relations will continue to develop successfully in years to come.

Expressing gratitude for the hospitality, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov conveyed the greetings of President of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev to President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi.

The defense minister informed about the work done in Azerbaijan’s liberated territories after the victory in the patriotic war under the leadership of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev.