Iran, Turkey Discuss Expansion of Ties

Iran, Turkey Discuss Expansion of TiesIran, Turkey Discuss Expansion of Ties

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli highlighted Tehran’s determination to develop relations with Ankara in all areas.

“Strengthening relations between the two countries, under all circumstances, is one of Iran’s priorities,” the Turkish daily Yeni Safak quoted the Iranian official as saying in a Thursday meeting in Ankara with his Turkish counterpart, Suleyman Soylu, Tasnim News Agency reported.

He also underscored the necessity of working together on regional issues. 

“Regional matters must be resolved by regional countries. We recognize Turkey as one of the most important and effective countries in our region,” he said.

Soylu referred to historical ties between Iran and Turkey, saying the two countries have taken significant steps in the last two years on cooperation.

“Bilateral cooperation and steps we have taken during rough times have not only increased hopes but also encouraged and strengthened us,” he said.

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