Jan 17, 2014, 3:08 AM
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Iranian, Turkish deputy FMs underline uprooting extremism

Ankara, Jan 17, IRNA – Iranian and Turkish deputy foreign ministers, in a meeting in Istanbul on Thursday, underlined the need for a halt in extremism attempts, terrorism and bloodshed in the region.

Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs, Hossein Amir Abdollahian and Turkish deputy foreign minister for regional affairs, Omar Onhun, urged the world countries to take measures to prevent extremism in the Middle East.



Amir Abdollahian stressed the need for further consultation between Tehran and Ankara on Syria, and explained Iran's viewpoints and positions on important issues of the Middle East and the necessity for stopping bloodshed and confrontation with extremism and terrorist acts.



The Turkish deputy foreign minister, for his part, pointed to the constructive and influential roles of Iran and Turkey in establishment of peace and stability in the region,



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