Head of Iran Presidential Office off to Turkey

Tehran, Dec 13, IRNA – Head of Iran's Presidential Office Mahmoud Vaezi, leading a high-ranking politico-economic delegation, left Tehran for Ankara, Turkey, on Thursday to talk with senior Turkish officials.

During his stay in Turkey, Vaezi will make preliminaries for the visit of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Turkey to attend the 5th joint session of Iranian and Turkish presidents and senior ministers.

A number of officials from Iranian economic and political ministries accompany Vaezi in the visit.

Since 2013 when President Rouhani has taken office, Iranian and Turkish presidents have exchanged official visits to each other's country and the fifth official meeting of the presidents will soon be held in Turkey.

Furthermore, Rouhani and Turkish President Recep Teyyip Erdogan have had meetings on the sidelines of the regional and international meetings.

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