LONDON, Feb 9 (IranMania) – Iran’s President Mohammad Khatami said that Tehran-Yerevan cooperation will help promote mutual interest and regional security and stability, according to Iran Daily.
In a meeting with the secretary of the Armenian National Security Council, Serzh Sarkisian he said presidents of the two countries have opened a new chapter in developing economic cooperation and efforts should be made for speedy implementation of mutual accords.
Khatami stressed that Iran supports Armenia, in light of the fact that mutual cooperation can help development and security in the Caucasus.
The president pointed to the role of transit and transportation in boosting relations among regional states and reiterated the need for connecting regional rail and roadways.
Sarkisian for his part hoped for further expansion of bilateral relations. He said promotion of cooperation in the fields of culture, education and economy is in the interest of regional security.
Linking the railways of the two neighboring countries would be effective in establishing the North-South Corridor, the senior Armenian official noted.