Armenian President Robert Kocharyan arrives on an official visit in Tehran on Tuesday. The sides have prepared for signing a package of documents on the development of cooperation in the spheres of energy, customs, construction of roads, environmental protection, science, education and culture, Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi told journalists. According to him, the talks will focus on international and regional issues, for instance the problem of Nagorny Karabakh. Iran still supports the peaceful Karabakh settlement and is ready to act as intermediary between Yerevan and Baku.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced the termination of diplomatic relations with NATO at a time when US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ended a meeting in Georgia with his counterpart