Turkish and Iranian presidents reaffirm commitment to stronger bilateral ties

ANKARA — After two postponed visits, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has arrived in Turkey for a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The leaders engaged in discussions highlighting the significance of fostering cooperation between the two nations.

Erdoğan emphasized Turkey’s commitment to enhancing ties with Iran based on “mutual trust and common interests.” He underscored the importance of decisions made within the high-level Cooperation Council meeting, emphasizing that these resolutions impact not only the two countries but contribute to the stability and prosperity of the entire region.

Addressing the enduring relationship between Iran and Turkey, President Raisi expressed satisfaction with the longstanding good relations. He conveyed his willingness to elevate these ties to even greater heights.

The joint press conference held by the two presidents followed the 8th meeting of the high-level Cooperation Council, during which several agreements were signed in Ankara to reinforce cooperation and collaboration between Turkey and Iran.