Turkey's Erdogan arrives in Tehran for crucial talks

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/10/4 17:13:25

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Iran's capital Tehran on Wednesday for key talks with senior Iranian officials.

During his day-long official visit, Erdogan will meet his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, and Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to discuss boost of bilateral relations as well as regional and international issues.

Erdogan and Rouhani will also preside the fifth meeting of Turkey-Iran High Level Strategic Cooperation Council in Tehran on Wednesday.

His visit takes place at the invitation of President Rouhani and against the backdrop of recent Iraqi Kurdistan controversial independence referendum which is the source of concern for both neighbors.

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