Cavusoglu from Tehran: Sanctions Imposed on Iran "Wrong"
Iran and Turkey's foreign ministers stress in a joint press conference the importance of reinforcing bilateral economic and trade ties.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein AmirAbdollahian stressed in a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Tehran on Monday, that Iran and Turkey are bound by historic relations, saying they are working to improve ties between the two countries.
AmirAbdollahian clarified that he discussed the strengthening of trade and economic ties and the facilitation of trade transport, as well as border and consular cooperation between the two countries, highlighting that no impediments exist before the strengthening of ties.
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Both countries will continue high-level diplomatic talks to draft a “long-term cooperation road map” to boost ties, AmirAbdollahian announced, adding "we hope to finalize the road map in a future visit to Tehran by Mr [Recep Tayyip] Erdogan, the eminent Turkish President."
Iran's Foreign Minister also said he hopes the bloody war in Yemen will end as quickly as possible, noting that Iran and Turkey's viewpoints toward developments in the region are very close.
He also denounced the "terror attack" against Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and hoped that Iraq's new parliament and the new government would be quickly formed.
As for Lebanon, AmirAbdollahian expressed his country's concern, especially in light of the behavior of some Arab embassies in Lebanon regarding a statement made by Lebanon's Information Minister George Kordahi, before he was named minister, in which he called the war on Yemen "futile".
Cavusoglu: Sanctions on Iran "wrong"
Turkey's Foreign Minister stated, on his part, Turkey's belief that "the sanctions imposed on Iran are wrong."
Cavusolgu also stressed that Iran and Turkey must strengthen their economic ties, especially in terms of trade.