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Erdogan and Rouhani discuss Karabakh clashes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani discussed ongoing clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia as well as Syria in a phone call on Thursday. Erdogan emphasized that Armenia, through its …

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Rouhani: Iran-Turkey trade exchanges must continue

President Hassan Rouhani in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan late on Wednesday stressed the need for strengthening mutual, regional and international cooperation, saying that efforts should be made to ensure that …

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Blast hits gas pipeline on Turkish-Iranian border

A fire broke out after a blast at a pipeline supplying natural gas from Iran to Turkey this morning. Authorities stated that the blast took place in a section of pipeline near Gürbulak border crossing between two countries, in …

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Migrants' boat sinks in Turkey's Lake

Seven people died and 64 were rescued when a boat carrying migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan sank in Turkey’s Lake Van, which is near the border with Iran, the governor’s office in Bitlis province said. …

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Zarif and Cavusoglu discuss Syria in Baku

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu had a working breakfast in Baku this morning, according to the Iranian Foreign Ministry. In the meeting, …

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Soldier killed in shooting on Turkish-Iranian border

A Turkish soldier was killed and another injured today n a PKK terror attack in eastern Turkey, according to security sources. The PKK terrorists used improvised explosive to carry out the attack early morning in Igdir …

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Iran and Turkey to conduct operations against PKK

Iran will conduct joint military operations with Turkey against the militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Iranian Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Hossein Zolfaghari said. According to him, the PKK is …

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New border checkpoint opens between Turkey and Iran

A new border checkpoint 'Kapikoy' between Turkey and Iran has opened in Turkey’s Van province, according to the website of the Turkish Ministry of Customs and Trade. Construction of the checkpoint began in 2017. The total …

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Turkey resumes Iranian oil imports - source

Turkey has resumed imports of Iranian crude oil after a one-month hiatus in November when U.S. sanctions on Iran were reimposed, trading and shipping sources said. Washington granted Turkey and other countries import waivers in early …

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Iran ready to meet Turkey's energy needs

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran will be able to chance sanctions into opportunity to tie Iran-Turkey economies through a sound management, according to the presidential website. "Iran is ready …

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Rouhani arrives in Ankara for talks

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in the Turkish capital Ankara yesterday evening to meet officials. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Rouhani will attend the 5th Meeting of the …

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