Tehran has a complex game to play as it struggles not to take sides.
The Islamic Republic's re-entry into international markets may inject new life into the region’s economy.
Extra capacity to export electricity to Iran will not make Armenia an independent player in energy markets.
Yerevan may benefit from increased trade and new export routes.
Experts believe that if Tehran begins building a better relationship with the West, it could ease Afghan-Iranian tensions.
Minister insists decision made internally, not connected with American concerns about Tbilisi as haven for Iranian sanctions-busters.
Justice minister says local authorities don’t have right to lease farmland to neighbouring state.
Despite clear benefits, reopening the route would be fraught with problems.
Despite past enmity, invitation suggests Tehran now sees insurgent group as possible partner.
Local experts say unchecked pressure from neighbours could fracture the state.