Turkish deputy PM: Iran’s espionage activities in Turkey baseless

TEHRAN (FNA)- Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag reiterated the existing friendly relations between Tehran and Ankara, and rejected media’s claims over Iran’s espionage activities in Turkey’s territory.

Bozdag on Tuesday dismissed claims by some Turkish media that Iran had been behind installation of eavesdropping system in an institute affiliated to Turkish Prime Minister’s office.

Bozdag who is also the head of the mentioned institute called the allegations against Iran a big lie.

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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