Turkish FM meets new Iranian FM in Istanbul

Davutoglu met with Iran's Acting Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi in Istanbul on the sidelines of a meeting of a regional economic cooperation body.

Turkish FM meets new Iranian FM in Istanbul

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Wednesday met with Iran's Acting Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi in Istanbul on the sidelines of a meeting of a regional economic cooperation body.

Diplomatic sources close to the meeting said the two ministers discussed bilateral relations and regional issues as well as evaluating Iran's nuclear negotiations with the West.

Davutoglu and Salehi also discussed a prospective meeting between Iran and 5+1 group expected to be held end of January in Istanbul with diplomatic sources saying that any specific date had yet to be set for the meeting.

Turkey has always favored a diplomatic solution to the standoff over Iran's nuclear program, diplomatic sources cited Davutoglu as telling Salehi.


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Last Mod: 22 Aralık 2010, 17:06
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