Ibrahim Raisi, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has initiated his formal visit to Ankara, marking the beginning of significant discussions with his Turkish counterpart, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
President Raisi’s visit includes participation in the 8th meeting of the Türkiye-Iran High-Level Cooperation Council, emphasizing the commitment to strengthening bilateral ties between the two nations.
Upon arrival at Esenboga Airport in Ankara, President Raisi was warmly received by dignitaries, including the co-chairman of the Turkish-Iranian Joint Economic Commission, Osman Ashkin Bak, Türkiye’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Metin Selcuk, Iran’s Minister of Oil, Javad Ovci, and the Iranian Ambassador in Ankara, Muhammad Hasan Habibullahzadeh.
Official discussions between President Raisi and President Erdogan are anticipated to cover a range of topics, addressing the current state of bilateral relations and fostering cooperation between Iran and Türkiye. The leaders will also exchange perspectives on regional affairs, including recent developments in the Gaza Strip, Iraq, Syria, the Caucasus, Afghanistan, and the ongoing situation in Ukraine.