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Iran, Turkey confer on holding Astana talks

2021-10-21 23:50:16
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu discussed holding Astana summit and Iran-Turkey 7th strategic meeting.

Both sides reviewed bilateral ties, regional and international issues namely developments in Afghanistan.

Amir Abdollahian expressed concerns over increasing terrorist attacks against prayers in Afghanistan and expecting Islamic states to play effective role in this regard.

He described upcoming Afghanistan neighbors’ foreign ministers meeting in Tehran as an opportunity for exchanging view in line with facilitating conditions for creating a stable Afghanistan which will be free from terrorism and violence.

He emphasized Iran’s policy based on neighbors’ independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity.

He also stressed standing against ill-wishers’ sinister act to disturbed neighborly relations.

Meanwhile, Çavuşoğlu offered concerns over growth of terrorist attacks in Afghanistan and stressed the importance of taking practical measure to prevent terrorist acts, formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan and reinforcing the process of fighting terrorist groups like ISIS.
Both sides referred to the importance of ECO summit for further regional cooperation.

Amir Abdollahian informed his Turkish counterpart of the latest developments regarding nuclear talks.