Turkish president to visit Iran soon

ANKARA. KAZINFORM - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a visit to Iran in the near future, Iran's Communications and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi said Feb.3.

Vaezi, who is the co-chairs the Iran-Turkey Joint Commission for Economic Co-operation said bilateral trade between two countries is $15 billion, but both sides are keen to double that. Iran and Turkey's presidents have met four times since mid-2015, when President Hassan Rouhani took office. "Iran wants to increase the number of common banks and banking relations with Turkey," Vaezi added. According to the Iranian minister, a second railroad between Iran and Turkey is to be inaugurated in near future as well. He didn't mentioned any exact time, but said that during next week an Iranian delegation would visit Turkey to discuss petrochemical products and glass export tariffs, according to Trend.az.

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