'Number of tourists from Iran to Azerbaijan increased'
Baku, June 26, AZERTAC
"The number of tourists coming from Iran to Azerbaijan has increased," Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism said.
"This growth is driven by common historical and cultural values and geographical neighborhood between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Azerbaijan."
"The number of foreign nationals who visited Azerbaijan in the first 5 months of last year was 61,096, while it rose to 74,890 in 2016. Compared with the same period in 2015, the number of Iranian citizens who visited Azerbaijan increased by 23 percent this year,"the ministry said.