An official welcoming ceremony has today been held for President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani, who is on an official visit in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
A guard of honor was arranged for President Rouhani in the square decorated with the national flags of the two countries.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev welcomed his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani.
The chief of the guard of honor reported to the Iranian president.
President Ilham Aliyev and President Hassan Rouhani reviewed the guard of honor.
The Iranian president saluted the Azerbaijani soldiers.
The national anthems of Iran and Azerbaijan were played.
State and government officials of Azerbaijan were introduced to President Rouhani, and members of the Iranian delegation were introduced to President Aliyev.
The guard of honor marched in front of the presidents to the accompaniment of a military march.
The heads of state then posed for official photos.