Iran and Turkey

Russia, Iran, Turkey to hold summit in Tehran

Russia, Iran, Turkey to hold summit in Tehran

Russia, Iran and Turkey have agreed to hold the next Astana format summit in Tehran in February-March 2022, depending on the coronavirus situation, Senior Assistant to Iranian Foreign Minister for Special Political Affairs Ali Asghar Khaji said …

Erdogan and Raisi discuss Turkey-Iran cooperation

Erdogan and Raisi discuss Turkey-Iran cooperation

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi over the phone on Wednesday. The two leaders discussed regional issues and steps to strengthen bilateral ties, according to Turkey’s …

Turkey and Iran discuss cooperation within 3+3 format

Turkey and Iran discuss cooperation within 3+3 format

Turkey is interested in cooperation with Iran within the "3 + 3" format (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Turkey, Iran and Russia), Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Monday during a joint press conference with his …

Turkish FM visits Iran for talks

Turkish FM visits Iran for talks

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will pay a visit to Iran on November 15. Çavuşoğlu will visit Iran at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Turkish …

Iranian and Turkish interior ministers meet in Tehran

Iranian and Turkish interior ministers meet in Tehran

Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi hosted his Turkish counterpart Süleyman Soylu in the capital Tehran on October 20.  In a statement following a bilateral meeting, Soylu wished Vahidi all the best in …

20-km Turkish wall on Iran border to prevent migrant wave built

20-km Turkish wall on Iran border to prevent migrant wave built

As Turkey's efforts to ensure border security against irregular migration and smuggling activities continue, the 20-kilometer (12-mile) section of the security wall in the Çaldıran district of the eastern province of Van, on the …

Ankara, Tehran can boost energy cooperation after sanctions: Iran

Ankara, Tehran can boost energy cooperation after sanctions: Iran

Turkish and Iranian energy companies can enter new markets if the U.S. sanctions are lifted and the Iran nuclear deal, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is fully implemented, an Iranian official said Friday, Daily Sabah …

Erdogan calls for lifting unilateral sanctions on Iran

Erdogan calls for lifting unilateral sanctions on Iran

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the lifting of unilateral sanctions against Iran and return to the JCPOA will contribute to regional stability. In February, in a phone call, Erdogan told Iranian President …

Russia, Turkey and Iran make statement on Syria

Russia, Turkey and Iran make statement on Syria

Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to continue cooperation aimed at eliminating terrorists of the ISIS and Al-Nusra Front groups (outlawed in Russia) in Syria. In their joint statement after the 15th international meeting on Syria in …

Erdogan and Rouhani discuss Karabakh clashes

Erdogan and Rouhani discuss Karabakh clashes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani discussed ongoing clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia as well as Syria in a phone call on Thursday. Erdogan emphasized that Armenia, through its …

Rouhani: Iran-Turkey trade exchanges must continue

Rouhani: Iran-Turkey trade exchanges must continue

President Hassan Rouhani in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan late on Wednesday stressed the need for strengthening mutual, regional and international cooperation, saying that efforts should be made to ensure that …

Blast hits gas pipeline on Turkish-Iranian border

Blast hits gas pipeline on Turkish-Iranian border

A fire broke out after a blast at a pipeline supplying natural gas from Iran to Turkey this morning. Authorities stated that the blast took place in a section of pipeline near Gürbulak border crossing between two countries, in …