|Iran-Armenia joint cultural exhibit opens in Khoy||
TEHRAN – Iran’s northwestern town of Khoy in West Azarbaijan Province is playing host to an Iran-Armenia joint cultural exhibit, which opened on Saturday.
Over 400 artworks including a variety of handicrafts and hand-woven carpets created by 50 Iranian and Armenian artisans have been put on display, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Sunday.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Iran’s ambassador in Armenia Mohammad Raisi said that these events can help broaden cultural relations between the two countries. “Iran and Armenia have joint commonalties that can provide the ground for further collaborations,” he said.
Edgar Ghazaryan, the Governor of Vayots Dzor and also attending the ceremony, said that the exhibit can help reinforce bilateral relations.
Several workshops introducing different processes of producing the handicrafts have also been set up on the side section of the three-day exhibit.
Vayots Dzor hosted the first joint exhibit last winter.
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