Dec 20, 2018, 1:12 PM
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Iranian, Turkish presidents start closed door talks

Ankara, Dec 20, IRNA – Visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan have started talks in Ankara on Thursday.

President Rouhani arrived in the Turkish capital on Wednesday afternoon to attend the fifth round of Iran-Turkey high council of strategic cooperation meeting.

Before starting the talks, which are underway behind closed doors without the presence of correspondents, President Rouhani was officially welcomed by his Turkish counterpart and the cameramen were just allowed to take photos in the beginning of the talks.

It seems that the two are negotiating economic issues and important regional developments.

Members of the high-ranking Iranian delegation in Turkey include Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh, Energy Minister Reza Ardekanian and a number of other senior officials.

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