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Iran Turkmenistan Call for Strengthening Ties

President Rayeesi Calls for Broadening of Iran-Turkey Ties


TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi in a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan underlined the need for expansion of Tehran-Ankara cooperation.

"I hope that the two countries could further expand their political and economic cooperation," President Rayeesi said while wishing speedy recovery for the Turkish president who has just contracted COVID-19.   

The Turkish president, for his part, thanked President Raisi for his telephone call and voiced his country's readiness for further enhanced relations with Tehran.

Erdogan also hailed Tehran’s measures in resumption of pumping gas to Turkey.

President Erdogan in a Twitter message on Saturday announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

"Today my wife and I tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms. Thankfully, we're experiencing slight symptoms that we have learned is the omicron variant," he Tweeted. "We are on duty. We will continue to work at home. We look forward to your prayers."


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