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Turkey underlines friendly ties with Iran

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavusoglu in telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif underscored close and friendly relations between Tehran and Ankara and Turkey's definite policy of good neighborliness with Iran.

During the phone talk, Çavusoglu assured that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had full respect for the national sovereignty and territorial integrity of Iran and was not aware of the sensitivities surrounding the poem read out, and considered it only in connection with Lachin and Nagorno-Karabakh, and therefore read it at the Baku ceremony.

Zarif, for his part, highlighted friendly relations and mutual respect, as well as cordial ties, between Turkish president and Iran's high-ranking officials, hoping that bilateral relations would further expand on the basis of mutual trust.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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