Iran, Turkey news agencies to broaden cooperation
Iran and Turkey highlighted the need to expand ties in media affairs.
In a meeting between Iran's Ambassador to Turkey Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian-fard and Managing Director of Anadolu Agency Shonal Ganguly, the two sides also examined ways to expand cooperation at bilateral, regional and international levels, wrote IRNA.
Noting that bilateral relations have entered a new phase following Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent trip to Iran, Taherian-fard pointed to cooperation between the two sides on Syrian peace talks in Astana as well as common stances and exchange of views on the recent referendum on Iraqi Kurdistan.
The Islamic Republic of Iran attaches importance to expansion of Tehran-ankara relations and also cooperation on regional developments, he said.
Ganguly said close media cooperation can help expand relations and cooperation between the two countries.
Turkish people have a positive attitude towards Iran and a large number of tourists visit tourism and cultural sites in the two countries each year, he said.