Turkey, Iran break the ice with a number of new trade agreements
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, currently on a two-day official visit to Tehran, held on Wednesday bilateral and inter-delegation talks with Iranian Vice President Isaac Jahangir at the Sa’dabad Palace in Iran. Erdoğan and Jahangir later held a joint press conference and attended the signing ceremony.
Ahead of a news conference, Turkey and Iran signed a number of agreements on establishing a joint trade committee as well as a preferential trade agreement betweeen the two countries. Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekçi and Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh were also in attendance at the ceremony.
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekçi, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yıldız, Development Minister Cevdet Yılmaz, Culture and Tourism Minister Ömer Çelik and AK Party Deputy Chairman Numan Kurtulmuş accompanied Erdoğan during his meetings.