Iranian, Turkish interior ministers meet in Ankara
TEHRAN — Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli met in Ankara with his Turkish counterpart Suleyman Soylu on Thursday.
“Strengthening the relations between the two countries, in all circumstances, is one of Iran’s priorities,” said Fazli.
Underscoring the necessity of working together on regional matters, he said, “Regional matters must be resolved by the regional countries. We recognize Turkey as one of the most important and influential countries in our region.”
For his part, Soylu said, “The bilateral cooperation and steps we have taken during rough times have not only increased hopes but also encouraged and strengthened us.”
He added that the two neighbors have taken significant steps over the last two years on cooperation and shared responsibilities.