Iran and Turkey at a ceremony on Tuesday signed eight cooperation documents and a joint communiqué as part of efforts to boost the value of bilateral trade to $30 billion this year.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is visiting Tehran at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart, as well as a number of other senior officials from the two countries attended the ceremony.
During the ceremony, which was held after the two presidents’ joint press conference, Rouhani and Erdogan underscored the necessity for further expansion of diplomatic and economic ties between the two countries.
They said they viewed the signing of the documents as an important step in the development of Tehran-Ankara relations.
Iran and Turkey have plans to hike the volume of their trade to $30 billion by the end of 2015.