Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia sign Baku Declaration

Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia sign Baku Declaration ... 09/08/2016 News

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News ID: 3735984 - Tue 9 August 2016 - 08:36
BAKU, Aug. 09 (MNA) –The presidents of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia signed the Baku joint statement and expressed a strong commitment to the fight against terrorism and to the promotion of multilateral cooperation for these countries' benefit.
The final document of the summit was signed on Monday by the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani.
The presidents signed a commitment to fight terrorism, transnational organized crime, arms smuggling and drug trafficking in the region.
They also endorsed the will to join efforts in fighting human trafficking, as well as fighting the crimes in the field of communications.
According to the text, which was released by the end of the meeting, the sides acknowledged that the unsolved regional conflicts represent a serious obstacle to cooperation. They also called for a solution of the disputes on the basis of the principles of international law.
They also agreed on deepening cooperation in different economic sectors. The Russian President Putin highlighted in particular the importance of conducting this type of meetings that allow a better coordination of work.
Hassan Rouhani, meanwhile, proposed that the next tripartite summit should be held in Iran, although the date is yet to be defined.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Russian President considered that the meeting has opened a new page in the history of the relations among these countries.
Putin said that the three countries face similar problems and challenges arising from the global economic crisis. He underlined that Azerbaijan and Iran are 'good neighbors and important partners for Russia'.
The Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Rogozin, said that the presidents have also discussed the situation in Syria and the danger posed by the ISIL and other terrorist organizations.
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