Acting Foreign Minister Ara Ayvazyan on Monday received Iranian Ambassador to Armenia Abbas Badakhshan Zohouri, the Ministry of Defense of Armenia informed news.am.

Regional security and peace were the focus of this meeting. Reference was made to the situation in the border provinces of Armenia as a result of provocative actions of Azerbaijan. In this connection, the Armenian FM stressed the imperative for the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of the Azerbaijani armed forces that had penetrated the sovereign territory of Armenia.

The interlocutors exchanged views also on a number of issues on the Armenian-Iranian agenda, and special reference was made to the recent high-level bilateral visits being made and the course of implementation of the agreements reached as a result of these visits.