Turkish FM sees more contacts over Iran nuclear program

Davutoglu gave information to Clinton about his talks with Iranian officials on uranium swap.

Turkish FM sees more contacts over Iran nuclear program

Turkish Foreign Minister and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had a phone conversation during which they discussed Iran's nuclear program, diplomats said on Thursday.

Davutoglu informed Clinton about the recent situation regarding Turkey's efforts for mediation between Iran and the international community. The two top diplomats discussed future steps and diplomatic efforts exerted by Turkey, diplomats said.

Davutoglu gave information to Clinton about his talks with Iranian officials on uranium swap.

Davutoglu and Clinton agreed to continue to hold discussions over Turkey's efforts on Iran's nuclear program, diplomats said, adding that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's recent visit to Turkey, developments after elections in Iraq, Azerbaijan, situation in the Caucasus, Cyprus and energy were other topics during their phone talk.

Meanwhile, Davutoglu said at a joint news conference with his Slovakian counterpart Miroslav Lajcak, who is currently in Ankara on a state visit, that he talked to Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Motaki on the phone yesterday and there had been continuous contacts with Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim.

"In line with developments in the coming days, we can pay some visits and hold some meetings. We will also meet with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton," he said.

Davutoglu said that Turkey had been trying to find a diplomatic solution to the problem about Iran's nuclear program.


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