World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish President Abdullah Gul on Friday said that they hoped Turkey-Iran relations would get promoted in such a way so as to contribute to the peace, tranquility, stability and prosperity of the region.
President Abdullah Gul on Friday received First-Vice President of Iran Mohammed Reza Rahimi and an accompanying delegation in Ankara.
In a statement posted on their web site on Friday, the Turkish Presidency said that Gul's meeting with Rahimi was also attended by Iran's Minister of Industry, Mining and Trade Mehdi Qazanfari, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Turkish Development Minister Cevdet Yilmaz.
Receiving the Iranian delegation, President Gul said that Turkey-Iran relations were crucial for regional peace.
Rahimi, in his part, said that the Iranian leadership were in agreement with each other about developing relations with Turkey in all fields possible.
Rahimi provided information to President Gul about his talks with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other senior Turkish officials while in Ankara.