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Iran, Azerbaijan sign agreements to boost ties in several areas

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Iran and Azerbaijan signed 11 memorandum of understanding (MoUs) and agreements to boost ties in diverse areas of interests.

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Based on the agreements, both countries will cooperate in the management of emergency situations, customs affairs and veterinary and livestock health.

Also, they signed agreement frameworks for power sale and exchange, connecting the railroads of Iran and Azerbaijan, construction of a railroad bridge connecting the Iranian city of Astara to its namesake in Azerbaijan.

An agreement for cooperation was also signed between Iran's vice-president for women and family affairs and Azerbaijan's public commission for women, children, and family affairs.

The MoUs on health and medical sciences cooperation, labor, employment, and social support, as well as two MoUs on oil and gas projects cooperation were the other documents inked by the officials of two neighbors.


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