Jan 29, 2014, 7:40 PM
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Erdogan winds up Tehran visit

Tehran, Jan 29, IRNA – Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan wound up its visit to Tehran on Wednesday afternoon and left for Ankara. He had arrived in Tehran on Tuesday evening.

During his stay in Tehran, Erdogan held separate talks with First Vice-President Es-haq Jahangiri, President Hassan Rouhani and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

The visit took place at the invitation of Jahangiri aiming to deepen ties between Tehran and Ankara.

The Turkish prime minister's visit to Tehran led to signing three trade agreements on preferential tariffs.

Meanwhile, coincident with Erdogan's stay in Tehran, the fifth Tehran-Ankara joint trade commission was held.

IRNA and Anatolian news agency of Turkey signed a memorandum of understanding for professional cooperation.

The Iranian and Turkish senior officials decided to augment the current level of trade to double from dlrs 15 billion to $30 billion in 2015.

Erdogan discussed the latest regional developments with senior Iranian officials.

In the meantime, Iran and Turkey could not finalize two cultural documents as well as an agreement on Iran-Turkey Cooperation Council. They agreed to decide about them in the upcoming visit to Turkey of President Hassan Rouhani.

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