President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his accompanying delegation, including Investment Office President A. Burak Dağlıoğlu, paid an official visit to Iran on the invitation of President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi.
President Erdoğan was welcomed by President Raisi of Iran at the Sa'dabad Historical-Cultural Complex with an official ceremony before the two leaders headed for their bilateral meeting.
President Erdoğan underlined the two countries' target of USD 30 billion trade volume at the joint press conference held with President Raisi of Iran following the “7th Meeting of the Türkiye-Iran High-Level Cooperation Council", saying, “We have already reached USD 7.5 billion despite the pandemic, and I am confident that with the two countries moving forward at a determined pace, we will reach this target, particularly with the steps to be taken in the defense, natural gas, and oil industries."
A series of significant agreements that will enhance cooperation in diplomatic archives, social security, youth & sports, business, scientific & technological research, and investments were inked between the two countries.
President Erdoğan also met with President Vladimir Putin of Russia in Tehran prior to the “7th Tripartite Summit in Astana Format." Mentioning the constructive approach the Russian delegation took during the latest meeting in Istanbul, President Erdoğan noted, “The outcomes we are set to acquire here will have positive impact on the entire world."
The final round of the visit featured President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President Raisi of Iran, and Russian President Vladimir Putin as they were scheduled to meet for the “7th Tripartite Summit in Astana Format" to discuss the latest developments in Syria and the fight against terrorist organizations. Following the meeting, a joint press conference was held and a joint statement was released.