He made the comments while standing next to Iran’s Vice President Eshagh Jahangiri.
He added, ‘So, we believe that regional problems should be solved by countries and nations of the region and undoubtedly, Iran-Turkey cooperation will play a constructive role in establishment of durable peace in the region’.
Following the long-awaited nuclear deal clinched between Tehran and the world major powers most of the worldwide sanctions against Tehran were lifted on January 16.
Davutoglu also pointed necessity of regional cooperation between Tehran and Ankara in fighting terrorism and stated that “we must work hand in hand in regional problems and stand against barbaric ways of terrorists”.
Iran assumes a special status for Turkey in its foreign policy, as Tehran’s foreign policy is based on expansion of ties with its neighbor, Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said at a joint press conference with visiting Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.
“Iran is a very attractive market for Turkish businessmen and ways of developing trade will definitely be taken up during the visit”, a senior Iranian official said.
We are most happy that the worldwide sanctions against Iran came to an end.
Turkey, Iran have agreed on Saturday to act together to bring stability to the region in spite of certain divisions between the two countries. “In this sense, this meeting may be the first kernel”, he said. “Iran, for its part, can use Azerbaijan’s territory to connect to Russian Federation”, he explained.
“The main obstacle that prevented us from reaching our goal was the sanctions”, Davutoglu said.
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Turkey and Iran are at odds over the war in Syria.
Turkish officials will also push for the implementation of an International Chamber of Commerce arbitration court ruling last month that Iran should discount the price of natural gas it exports to Turkey by 10-15 percent, backdated to 2011.