Iranian, Turkish FMs reiterate call for expansion of relations

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu stressed the need for broadening bilateral ties between Tehran and Ankara in all fields.

Davutoglu, who had called the Iranian counterpart to felicitate his success in wining the Iranian parliament’s vote of confidence, hailed the existing friendly relations between the two states and called for more interaction between Iranian and Turkish officials to expand bilateral relations.

Zarif, for his part, thanked the Turkish minister’s call and vowed to try his best to strengthen relations between the two Muslim nations, particularly on regional issues.

Iran and Turkey have increased their cooperation in various fields of economy, security, trade, education, energy and culture in recent years.

The two sides have exchanged several politico-economic delegations during the last few months.

Turkey imports more than 90 percent of its oil and gas.

Iran and Turkey are determined to boost their trade exchanges to $35bln in the near future.

By Fars News Agency

 

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