Sep 7, 2018, 6:59 PM
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Iran, Turkey stress development of bilateral ties

Tehran, Sept 7, IRNA – Iranian and Turkish presidents on Friday afternoon underlined promotion of mutual ties, in particular in the economic field.

Iran and Turkey should develop their relations to thwart the US sanctions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The meeting between Rouhani and Erdogan occurred on the sidelines of the summit of Iranian, Russian and Turkish presidents on Syria.

During the meeting, the Iranian president called for using national currencies and updating preferential trade agreements between Tehran and Ankara.

Iran and Turkey relations with Russia, Pakistan and Qatar can guarantee peace and stability in the region, he noted.

In the meantime, the Turkish president for his part described the US position on other countries as unacceptable.

Tehran and Ankara should develop their banking cooperation, promote their trade exchanges and use their national currencies, he noted.

Russian and Turkish presidents arrived in Iran on Tuesday afternoon to attend a trilateral meeting with Iranian president Hassan to discuss the Syria crisis.

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