Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hailed relations with neighboring Azerbaijan as “friendly, brotherly and strategic,” saying they share close views on regional issues.
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has cast his ballot in the referendum on constitutional amendments that is being held in the country on Monday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday predicted that Ankara’s ally Azerbaijan would “one day” regain control of Nagorny Karabakh, as deadly clashes between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces over the region raged for a third day.
Anti-government protesters have been beaten and detained by police in the Azerbaijani capital Baku.
Azerbaijan has lashed out at the United States over what it calls an unfair assessment of its presidential election.