Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially lands in Turkey
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
09 June 2014 11:50

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially landed in Ankara on Monday to begin talks with Turkish leaders to discuss expansion of trade and the civil war in Syria which has stained relations between the two neighbors.

The visit will be the first by an Iranian president to Turkey since 2008.

The Turkish news agency Al Hurriyet reported that after the official welcome ceremony at the Presidential Palace, Turkish President Abdullah Gül is set to host bilateral talks between the Iranian president and Turkish leaders to establish closer economic and political ties.

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