WORLD Iran's president to visit Turkey for talks on bilateral cooperation

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Iran's president to visit Turkey for talks on bilateral cooperation

Xinhua

20:15, December 18, 2018

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File photo of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. (Photo: VCG)

TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will travel to Turkey on Wednesday for an official visit, Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday.

The Iranian president will visit Ankara at the official invitation of his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend the fifth round of Iran-Turkey high council of strategic cooperation.

Heading a high-ranking political and economic delegation, Rouhani will leave Tehran for Ankara for a two-day visit, Parviz Esmaeili, deputy head for communications and information at the Iranian presidential office, was quoted as saying.

During the trip, the two countries will sign major political, economic and cultural agreements, Esmaeili said.

Turkey is one of Iran's major trading partners.

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