Turkey announced yesterday its plan to resume flights with its neighbour, Iran, from the beginning of August.
This came during a press conference held by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu with his Iranian counterpart, Mohamed Javad Zarif, in Istanbul. Cavusoglu stressed that the two sides would work to improve bilateral relations based on mutual trust and benefit, calling for continued solidarity between Ankara and Tehran to raise the level of trade exchange.
The Turkish foreign minister expressed his country’s desire to hold a meeting of the high-level strategic council between the two countries at the earliest. For his part, the Iranian foreign minister expressed his country’s readiness to co-operate with Turkey in the medical and scientific field.
This handout picture released yesterday shows Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamed Javad Zarif attend a signing ceremony and press conference after their meeting at the Dolmabahce Palace Presidential Work Office in Istanbul.