Ankara.. Erdogan receives the Iranian President’s visit


On Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received his Iranian counterpart, Ibrahim Raisi, at the presidential complex in the capital, Ankara.

An official ceremony was also held during a major reception, where Erdogan was waiting for him at the main entrance to the complex.

After playing the national anthems of the two countries, the two sides presented the delegations of their countries and took souvenir photos in front of the flags of Turkey and Iran.

The Turkish delegation included Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan, Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya, and Treasury and Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek.

In addition to Minister of Culture and Tourism Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, Defense Minister Yaşar Guler, and Agriculture and Forestry Minister Ibrahim Yumakli.


It also included the ministers of trade, Omar Bolat, transportation, and infrastructure, Abdulkadir Oraloglu, in addition to the head of the presidential communications department, Fahrettin Altun.

Also, the head of the intelligence service, Ibrahim Kalin, and the head of the Central Bank, Hafiza Ghaya Arkan.

After the reception, the two sides headed to hold a bilateral meeting, after which the two presidents are expected to attend the eighth meeting of the high-level cooperation council between the two countries and the signing ceremony of a number of agreements and to hold a joint press conference.

Earlier on Wednesday, the two presidents arrived in the Turkish capital, Ankara, to meet his counterpart Erdogan and attend the eighth meeting of the high-level cooperation council between the two countries.