On February 9-10, 2022 an international conference dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Armenia and the Islamic Republic of Iran was held at the NAS RA Presidency building within the framework of which the National Archives of Armenia organized an exhibition of archival documents and photographs.
The opening of the exhibition was attended by His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, by Hossein Amir Abdullahian Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran, Robert Beglaryan, Member of the Iranian Parliament, by Seyed Hossein Tabataba, Counselor of the Cultural Center of the Iranian Embassy in Armenia, by RA Ambassadors of different years to the Republic of Iran, and vice versa, by Ashot Saghyan, the president and the academician of NAS RA, by scientists, historians, and other guests. Grigor Arshakyan, the director of NAS, greeted visitors and briefly presented the content of the documents. After that, Azganush Khachatryan, a worker of the NAS, introduced the archive materials and photos to the guests.
1607-1704 were presented at the exhibition Shah Abbas’s Persian declarations on the land rights of the Armenian meliks of Kashatagh, the establishment of Armenian-Iranian diplomatic relations, friendship, trade, economic, and cultural ties, and cooperation, the establishment of higher education programs and many other archival documents and photos.