Turkey’s President Erdogan arrives in Iran for talks


Iran and Turkey are expected to sign a document to expand their cooperation during President Erdogan’s daylong visit.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Tehran Tuesday on an official visit to hold talks with senior statesmen of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Heading a high-ranking delegation, the Turkish president was welcomed by Iran’s Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi at Tehran Mehrabad Airport upon his arrival.

He was afterward received by President Hassan Rouhani at Sa’dabad cultural-historical complex in northern Tehran.

Erdogan’s daylong visit comes at the invitation of the Iranian president.

According to a joint statement issued by Tehran and Ankara Saturday, Erdogan’s schedule includes meetings with his Iranian counterpart as well as Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

Iran and Turkey are expected to sign a document to expand their cooperation.

Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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