Iran-Armenia Cooperation Serves Interests of Both Nations

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the ceremonies marking inauguration of the pipeline project for the transfer of Iran’s natural gas to Armenia reiterated that Iran-Armenia joint projects reinvigorate friendship bonds between the two nations and cause expansion of mutual cooperation to the interest of the two nations as well as regional peace and security. Following the inauguration ceremonies, president Ahmadinejad stated that in the recent 15 years, relations between Iran and Armenia have been on the expanding while the Iranian and Armenian nations are intent on further expanding and deepening mutual relations.

Stressing the point that Iran-Armenia joint projects help to strengthen friendship between the two nations and that the Iranian and Armenian nations maintain historical and cultural relations, president Ahmadinejad added that border bridges, electric power lines, gas pipeline, and hydroelectric installations consolidate friendly bonds between the two nations.

Prior to the inauguration of the gas pipeline project, the Iranian and Armenian ministers of energy signed an agreement for the construction of a joint hydroelectric power plant.

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