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Iran, Turkey discuss Afghanistan, Syria developments

2021-09-23 05:43:15
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu reviewed bilateral and regional issues namely developments in Afghanistan and Syria.

During the meeting which was held on the sidelines of the 76th session of the General Assembly, both sides agreed that the Strategic Committee of the two countries will be held before the summit with Turkish Foreign Minister trip and the agenda of the High Committee meeting will be set.

They also agreed on holding Iran-Azerbaijan-Turkey trilateral meeting.

Amir Abdollahian called for holding the joint economic commission meeting.

He stressed establishing an i9nclusive government in Afghanistan as a lasting solution for peace and stability in Afghanistan.

Meanwhile, Çavuşoğlu criticized the sanctions against Iran.

He stressed that the unilateral and illegal sanctions against Iran should be lifted.

The two countries face common regional challenges, including Afghanistan, which require closer consultations.

Emphasizing the need for an inclusive government in Afghanistan, he expressed concern over the possibility of a serious escalation of violence and extremism in the country.