A meeting was held with Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan
Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC Javid Gurbanov met with Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Seyed Abbas Mousavi. During the meeting, the prospects for the development of relations in the field of railways, transport and logistics opportunities of Azerbaijan, international transport corridors were discussed. The chairman Javid Gurbanov noted that he was glad to meet the newly appointed ambassador to Azerbaijan at Azerbaijan Railways CJSC for the first time and wished him success. He expressed confidence that cooperation in the field of railways would be further developed and the embassy would support the coordination of work.
Ambassador Seyid Abbas Mousavi shared the joy of the great victory of Azerbaijan in the Patriotic War and congratulated the participants. He said that Iran has always supported the just position of Azerbaijan, based on the norms and principles of international law. The Ambassador noted that during his short term, he participated in the discussions of several railway projects at the level of working groups and would support the completion of these projects. The ambassador said that Iranian companies are also interested in carrying out restoration work in the liberated territories of Azerbaijan.
The parties exchanged views on the strategic importance of the North-South corridor in terms of international cooperation in the field of transport, implementation of the Rasht-Astara railway project. It was noted that this corridor will play an important role in the development of not only Iran, Azerbaijan and Russia, but also other countries of the region, which increase trade turnover by carrying out export-import operations via this route.
At the end of the meeting, the parties exchanged memorable gifts.