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.