Iran knows no limit for boosting ties with Turkey

IRNA – Head of Iran’s Presidential Office Mahmoud Vaezi hailed Iran-Turkey growing ties, saying that Iran sees no obstacle in the way of promoting ties with Turkey, especially in the trade and economic sector.

In a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan late on Friday, he presented a report on his talks with the country’s high-ranking officials on President Rouhani’s upcoming visit to Turkey to attend the Fifth Meeting of Iran-Turkey High Council of Strategic Cooperation.

Expressing Iran’s readiness for promoting all-out ties with Turkey as a neighbor, he added, “Iran knows no limits for boosting relations with Turkey, especially in the trade and economic sectors.”

Friendship and common views of Iranian and Turkish presidents over bilateral, regional and international issues are important factors in promoting mutual cooperation, he said, stressing the need for accelerating implementation of agreements and easing cooperation among the two countries’ economic activists.

Erdogan, for his part, expressed pleasure over growing trend of bilateral relations, saying President Rouhani’s upcoming visit to Ankara will help consolidate bilateral relations.

Stressing the need for enhancing cooperation between the two countries, he said, “Promoting ties with Iran is of strategic significance for Iran.”