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Publish Date: 20:21 - 17 April 2018
TEHRAN, April 17 - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed Iran-Turkey-Russia cooperation on Syria.

Rouhani stresses Iran, Russia, Turkey cooperation on SyriaTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Rouhani said continuing consultations between Iran and Turkey is necessary to advance common peaceful goals of the two sides in the region.

Iran and Turkey should boost mutual cooperation and not to allow escalation of tensions in Syria, he said.

Rouhani also referred to dual-track approaches of certain western powers as to chemical weapons, saying frequent chemical attacks by Saddam Hossein on Iran and silence of these countries showed that these countries are not sensitive to use of chemical weapons.

He also called Iranian nation and government as biggest victims of chemical weapons, saying the issue made Iranian nation and government be sensitive to use of chemical weapons in the world and condemn its use by any country.

Erdogan, for his part, said his country welcomes boosting Tehran-Ankara ties in all fields.

He said protecting Syrian territorial integrity and finding political solution to end the current situation in Syria is possible by joint efforts.

Erdogan slammed any use of chemical weapons, saying inspectors of OPCW to start working soon and all sides need to help them find the truth.


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