May 29, 2014, 12:44 PM
News Code: 2716574
0 Persons
Iran envoy calls for expansion of ties with Turkey

Ankara, Turkey, May 29, IRNA – Iranian Ambassador to Ankara Alireza Bigdeli said here on Thursday that the Islamic Republic attaches great importance to expanding ties with Turkey.

Bigdeli made the remarks in a conference focusing on "Iran-Turkey cooperation in light of Eurasia development" opened in Ankara on Thursday.

The diplomat underscored that the upcoming visit of President Hassan Rouhani to Turkey would open a new chapter in expansion of mutual cooperation between the two nations.

Iran and Turkey serve as the point of interaction in the Eurasia region, he said, adding that the two countries should perform joints strategic projects in the fields of transport and energy in the future.