Rouhani: Iran to ‌‌‌B‌‌‌‌‌‌oost Ties with Turkey, Iraq, Azerbaijan

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – President Hassan Rouhani expressed Iran’s determination to enhance friendly relations with Turkey, Iraq, and Azerbaijan as he talked with his counterparts in separate phone calls. In a Friday telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Rouhani said the friendly and neighboring countries like Iran and Turkey should further boost their cooperation at a time when the US has targeted the Iranian nation with oppressive sanctions. The president hailed Tehran-Ankara ties, especially in the economic and trade sectors, adding, “The Islamic Republic of Iran is determined to develop friendly and brotherly bonds and cooperation with Turkey in all fields.” Referring to some issues and problems gripping the region, Rouhani expressed hope that stability and peace would prevail through cooperation among all regional states