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Azerbaijani President To Visit Iran

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will make an official visit to Iran on February 23.

Iranian Communication and Information Technology Minister Mahmud Vaezi made the announcement on February 21 after meeting with Azerbaijani Economy and Industry Minister Shahin Mustafayev in Tehran.

Aliyev is expected to meet with top Iranian officials and sign 11 cooperation agreements aimed at boosting bilateral relations, IRNA news agency reported.

Aliyev last visited Iran in 2014 when he met with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Azeris make up between 16 and 25 percent of Iran's 80 million population.

Based on reporting by TASS and the Tehran Times
 

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