Report: Erdogan to visit Iran after S. Korea nuclear summit

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 1, 2012 19:10

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to visit Iran in late March following a South Korean summit which will focus on the Islamic Republic's controversial nuclear program, Turkish daily Today's Zaman reported on Thursday.

Erdogan will give the final speech at the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit on March 26-27, in which he is expected to suggest that Iran and the P5 + 1 group of world powers meet for nuclear talks in Istanbul, according to Today's Zaman. The talks were expected to start in April if all sides agree, the paper added.

The week following the conference in Seoul, Erdogan will head to Tehran, where he is expected to meet with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.


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