Jan 29, 2014, 10:13 AM
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Turkish PM officially welcomed in Tehran

Tehran, Jan 29, IRNA – Prime Minister of Turkish Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who arrived in the Iranian capital Tuesday night, was officially welcomed by First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri Wednesday morning at Sa'dabad Cultural and Historical Complex.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh were also present in the welcoming ceremony.

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Minister of Development Cevdet Yilmaz, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci and Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yıldız also are accompanying Premier Erdogan.

The Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham previously announced that the Turkish prime minister is to hold separate meetings with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, President Hassan Rouhani, Foreign Minister Zarif and Jahangiri.

During his stay in Tehran, Iran-Turkey Economic Commission is to resume its work after a two-year halt.

Addressing a group of Iranian university students and professors is also on Premier Erdogan's agenda.

The Turkish prime minister is in Tehran at an officials invitation of Jahangiri and is to leave the Iranian capital Wednesday afternoon.

According to some media reports, During Erdogan's stay, an agreement will probably be signed by the two sides on strategic cooperation.