Tehran, July 5, IRNA-Visiting Armenian President Robert Kocharyan was officially welcomed by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the Presidential Office in Tehran on Wednesday.
In the welcoming ceremony, the national anthems of the two countries were played and the two presidents reviewed a guard of honor.
The ceremony will be followed by a private session between the two presidents.
The first round of official talks of the two countries' delegations will be held this afternoon. The talks will be presided by the two presidents.
President Kocharyan arrived here at the head of a high-ranking politico-economic delegation for a two-day official visit this morning.
On hand to welcome the Armenian president and his entourage upon their arrival at Mehrabad International Airport here was Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki.
Armenian Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian, Minister of Energy Armen Movsisyan and Deputy Foreign Minister Armen Kirakosian are accompanying the president in this visit.
The Armenian president, during his two-day stay here, is scheduled to hold separate meetings with senior Iranian officials including Foreign Minister Mottaki.
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