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Latest figures from Turkey’s Statistics Office show Iranians remain among the top purchasers of residential buildings in the country.
Official data show the value of trade between Iran and Turkey increased by 38 percent to $2.1 billion in the first four months of 2022, up from $1.5 billion during the same period a year earlier.
An Iranian passenger plane on route from Istanbul to Tehran has been reportedly forced to make an emergency landing in the northwestern city of Tabriz, after Turkey prevented the flight from refueling on its soil.
The secretary of the Iranian Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Products Exporters Union has proposed replacement of Iraq with Turkey as the destination for Iranian natural gas exports.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Iran considers “unacceptable” Turkey’s moves in the area of dam construction, which have created problems for the people of Iran and beyond in the region.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called for efforts by Islamic countries and use of different international potentials to end the Israeli regime’s inhumane attacks against the Palestinian people.
Chairman of the Joint Chamber of Commerce of Iran and Turkey has called for a “positive” attitude of the government to trade with neighboring countries, saying this can remove political problems and trade barriers and will help expansion of economic ties.
The Iranian Judiciary’s deputy chief for international affairs says negotiations are underway with Turkish officials for the repatriation of Iranian prisoners in the country.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has discussed the recent disruption in supply of Iranian natural gas to his country with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi and that the problem will be solved in the near future.
The presidents of Iran and Turkey have held a telephone conversation over bilateral ties and regional issues and underlined the need for boosting cooperation between Tehran and Ankara. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi that Turkey views Iran as a reliable energy supplier and is seeking to boost the level of ties with the Islamic Republic.
The governor general of East Azarbaijan Province in northwestern Iran has pledged to facilitate the presence of Turkish investors in the province. Abedin Khorram made the remark in a meeting with Çetin Taner, the new consul general of Turkey in the provincial, Tabriz.
Tehran says due to a technical problem on part of Turkey, Iran’s gas exports to its neighbor has been suspended.
The spokesman for Iran’s Customs Organization says the situation has returned to normal at the Bazargan crossing on Iran’s border with Turkey.
Iran’s Parliament speaker has described his two-day visit to Turkey as positive and efficacious in promoting economic cooperation between the two countries.
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf has held talks with his Turkish counterpart Mustafa Şentop in Istanbul where he is attending the Inter-Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Palestine and the issue of Afghans’ migration to Islamic countries.
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf is in Istanbul, Turkey, to attend and address the 16th conference of the Islamic Cooperation Organization.
Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has called for serious economic cooperation with Turkey and joint efforts against terrorism.
The Turkish president has reiterated the US is training and arming all terrorist groups in the region, including Daesh and the PKK.
The Turkish foreign minister has voiced his country’s opposition to anti-Iran sanctions saying Ankara encourages Turkish investors and companies to cooperate with Tehran.
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raeisi has said close relations between the Islamic Republic and Turkey will benefit peace and stability in the region.
The Turkish foreign minister has expressed deep concern over the recent terror attacks against Muslim worshippers in Afghanistan.