Turkish President Gül meets with Iranian counterpart Rouhani
NEW YORK - Anadolu Agency
DHA PhotoTurkish President Abudllah Gül met with Iran’s newly-elected President Hassan Rouhani in New York yesterday, discussing the regional topics and Syria.
According to diplomatic sources, the importance of the two country’s roles in resolving regional issues was underlined during the meeting, saying cooperation between the countries should be strengthened to end the humanitarian plight in Syria.
President Gül noted that Turkey found the Iranian government’s recent statements positive following the elections, adding that maintaining this stance would lead to constructive results in both Iran and in the international arena.
The meeting lasted 40 minutes and it was highly “warm and positive,” as the foreign ministers of the two countries would work closely, with reciprocal visits in an effort to keep the relationship strong, the reports said.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and Development Minister Cevdet Yılmaz also attended the meeting.