President Aliyev of Azerbaijan and President Putin of Russia held discussions in Tehran where both leaders are expected to participate later today in a summit which will bring in also the Iranian President, Hasan Rouhani.
Putin and Aliyev also held separate talks during the day with the Iranian leadership, including the Supreme Leader, Ali Khamanei and President Hasan Rouhani.
The first Russia-Iran-Azerbaijan summit took place in Baku in August of last year.
source; commonspace.eu with agencies.
photo: President Putin of Russia and President Aliyev of Azerbaijan with their delegations held bilateral discussions prior to the Russia-Iran-Azerbaijan summit which is scheduled to take place in Tehran later today (picture courtesy of the press service of the president of Azerbaijan.)
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