Turkey and Iran establish High Level Cooperation Council

Photo: Turkey and Iran establish High Level Cooperation Council / Turkey

Turkey and Iran signed a joint political declaration on establishing a high level cooperation council on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported.

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani signed the protocol during their meeting.

The high-level council is planned to happen during Rouhani's visit to Turkey.

Erdogan's visit to Iran's Foreign Policy Institute was cancelled due to a possible of delay in meeting Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Erdogan met Khamenei for roughly an hour at his residence. He was accompanied by Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu; Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci; Energy Minister Taner Yildiz; Development Minister Cevdet Yilmaz and Culture Minister Omer Celik.

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