Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said cautioning citizens against trips to Turkey does not spell “abnormal” relations with the northwestern neighbor, adding, however, that Turkish officials are expected to behave more gracefully in their stances on Iran.
A senior Iranian foreign ministry official confirmed on Wednesday that one national was among those killed in the terrorist attacks at Istanbul’s airport which left 36 people dead and 147 others injured.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned the blast in Istanbul airport Tuesday night which killed and injured a number of people.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says Tehran and Ankara must develop a “common perspective” in order to help end the crises plaguing the region.
A senior Iranian official describes as 'unfavorable' the ongoing row between Russia and Turkey over Ankara’s downing of a Russian jet, expressing hope that the two countries would move to defuse tensions.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underlined Tehran’s steadfast opposition to any foreign meddling in region, Yemen in particular.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan underlined the necessity for the two countries' cooperation in campaign against extremism, stressed that war and bloodshed in Yemen should come to an end immediately.
Tehran and Ankara signed eight cooperation agreements and one joint statement on Tuesday to boost bilateral relations in different areas.
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Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Relations Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi in a meeting with Turkish Ambassador to Tehran Umit Yardim warned that the Muslim community is the main loser of the attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and called on Turkey to reconsider its policies towards Syria.
Turkish President Abdullah Gul stressed the need for increasing the trade exchanges between Tehran and Ankara to the highest level, saying that the relations between the two Muslim neighboring states should grow as tight as the relations between France and Germany are.
President Hassan Rouhani met and conferred with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Teyyip Erdogan on Monday.
Senior Iranian and Turkish officials signed 10 cooperation pacts during President Hassan Rouhani's Monday visit to Ankara.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on Sunday that Tehran and Ankara are due to study different areas of cooperation during President Hassan Rouhani's upcoming visit to Turkey.
Iranian Ambassador to Ankara Alireza Bigdeli said President Hassan Rouhani has a serious agenda for expanding and enhancing ties and cooperation with Turkey, adding that the two countries plan to sign 6 cooperation agreements during President's Rouhani's Monday visit to Ankara to the same end.
Iran and Turkey issued a joint press release as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is preparing to pay an official visit to Ankara on Monday.
A number of Turkish artworks have been presented during a cultural exhibition held in Tehran’s Saba Art and Cultural Institute.
Tehran and Ankara have renewed a bilateral agreement on the export of Iran’s oil to Turkey, an Iranian energy official says.