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The Role of Culture on Development of Iran International Relations from Viewpoint of ECO

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Azerbaijan National Academy of Science, Institute of Oriental Studies, Baku, AZERBAIJAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 4, Issue (6), Pages 102-106, June,2 (2015)


Culture is the most important factor related to identity. Individuals and groups are identified through different cultural components. The reason is that these cultural components have the ability of providing human needs to be both together and distinguished from one another simultaneously. Determining the role and position of culture in theories of international relations is very important; moreover, with planning recent theories in international relations the role of culture as a basis to analyze international issues has been emphasized. Though some scientists and thinkers emphasize the role of international relations in clarifying international issues such as political, financial and security issues, another group of scientists and thinkers believe that international relations are more spread than including only the mentioned issues. The present paper is a descriptive- analytic study which studies the role of culture in developing international relations of Islamic republic of Iran, the most fundamental attitude in this paper is related to Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO). The aim of this paper is introducing ECO, cultural identity of Iran; Turkey and Azirbaijan and finally analyzing international relations among them.


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