Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The two leaders spoke on the telephone on Sunday. “I want the US sanctions on Iran to be lifted,” Erdogan said. This information has been confirmed by the director of the communication department of Turkey. News Daily Sabah and Anadolu.
In a telephone call, the Turkish president told the Iranian president that the lifting of sanctions would lead to talks with the United States on the nuclear issue, and that Turkey saw such a condition as a possibility. I believe that US sanctions on Iran will be lifted.
The two leaders discussed economic, transport, security and other issues to strengthen ties between the two countries. Erdogan said Turkey is committed to developing relations between Ankara and Tehran.
According to the Russian news agency RT, Erdogan expressed his condolences over the brutal assassination of Qasim Solaimani. He referred to Solomon as a martyr. Erdogan said he understood the anger and emotions of the Iranian people. Erdogan also said Turkey’s position against foreign intervention in the Middle East.
Referring to former US President Donald Trump’s unjust sanctions against Iran, President Rouhani said Tehran had repeatedly said that if the United States lifted those sanctions, Iran would quickly return to implementing the nuclear deal. He noted that Iran’s demand was reasonable.
In a telephone conversation, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the unity of the embargoed countries was the best way to deal with US hegemony and their illegal actions. At the time, he announced Iran’s unwavering support for Turkey in the face of US sanctions. He called on the Turkish president to take a joint stand with Iran against US aggression. Rouhani called on the Turkish president to build resistance against the United States, citing the assassination of Qasim Solaimani.
“If we do not take a united stand against these aggressive actions by the United States, the region will be in grave danger. Turkey and Iran are taking joint measures to deal with the complex situation.
Dr. Rouhani added that Iran has always said that if the United States takes any action, Iran will retaliate.
According to a Press TV report, in a telephone conversation, the Turkish President called for a meeting of a joint commission between the two countries to enhance bilateral cooperation. He said effective talks between Iran and Turkey could ensure regional peace and security.
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