President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran and Azerbaijan share common viewpoints on regional issues, adding that both states believe that problems in the countries of the region should be settled through political means.

Following his meeting with President Ilham Aliyev and attending signing ceremony for eight memoranda of understanding (MoUs) and documents on mutual cooperation, President Rouhani in a joint press conference with President Aliyev said that Iran believes Yemen and Syrian problems should be settled through political means and it has no military solution. 

Iran believes Karabakh problems also should be settled by political way and by efforts of both countries of Armenia and Azerbaijan Republic.

He said that Iran is pleased that good political efforts are being made in direction of solution of Karabakh problem.

Iran believes that territorial integrity of states and regional geography should not be changed and international principles should be a tool for solving problems.

He stressed that close relations between the two governments, nations in direction of mutual benefits are Iran's desire.