Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran and Turkey should seek common goals in regional issues in an effort to bring about stability.
The Iranian president made the remarks at a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavluoglu in Tehran on Wednesday.
“Tehran and Ankara should seek common and important goals in the field of regional issues,” Rouhani said. “The two countries’ close cooperation could help ensure stability and security in the whole region.”
He added that “longer steps” have to be taken in boosting relations in political, economic, and cultural fields.
Rouhani noted that “important decisions” had been made during the visits the two countries’ presidents have had.
Cavluoglu, for his part, said, “We believe that we could reach significant solutions with helping each other.”
The Turkish minister also held talks with Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif after his arrival earlier in the day.