Turkey, Iran to discuss joint fight against terrorism
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 28
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey and Iran will discuss the joint fight against terrorism during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to Ankara, Turkiye newspaper wrote March 28.
The newspaper wrote that President Rouhani will visit Ankara in the coming days and the exact date is being specified.
The regional issues, in particular those relating to the settlement of the Syrian crisis, are also expected to be discussed during the visit.
Syria has been suffering from an armed conflict since March 2011, which, according to the UN, has so far claimed the lives of over 220,000 people. Militants from various armed groups are confronting the Syrian government troops.
The "Islamic State" (IS, aka ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) and Jabhat al-Nusra are the most active terrorist groups in Syria.
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