Tabriz, East Azarbaijan prov, May 17, IRNA-Iran's northwestern city of Tabriz is ready to further expand ties with Baku, the capital city of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
"Tabriz, a city with high industrial, academic and scientific potential, is ready to have any cooperation with Baku in order to further expand relations between Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan," said Governor of Tabriz Reza Ebadi in a meeting with Azeri Consul General in Tabriz A. Suleymanov here on Tuesday.
Ebadi said that Azeri Consulate can contribute greatly to promotion of ties between Iran and Azerbaijan which enjoy lingual, religious and cultural commonalties.
He said Tabriz governor's office will spare no efforts to cooperate with Azeri consulate general.
Suleymanov said for his part that extensive cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan is inevitable.
He said his office serves citizens in Iran's East Azarbaijan province as well as the neighboring provinces of West Azarbaijan, Ardebil and Gilan.
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