Jan 29, 2014, 3:03 PM
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Iran, Turkey share similar approach towards terrorism: Erdogan

Tehran, Jan 29, IRNA – Visiting Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that Tehran and Ankara share identical approach towards fighting terrorism.

Erdogan made the remarks while speaking in a meeting with First Vice-President of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri.

The Turkish prime minister arrived here Tuesday night at the head of a delegation which includes Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Minister of Development Cevdet Yilmaz, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci and Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yıldız.

The turkish premier is in Tehran on an official invitation of Jahangiri.

Appreciating Jahangiri for his invitation, Erdogan said the two capitals should remove the existing obstacles to promotion of bilateral cooperation in order to get to a targeted annual 30-billion-dollar trade volume.

Erdogan added that Tehran and Ankara could also have effective counter-terrorism cooperation.

Meanwhile, Jahangiri said Tehran and Ankara shared a firm determination to boost bilateral relations.

He expressed hope that the two countries could reach their targeted annual trade volume of 30 billion dollars by 2015.