Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Tehran-Moscow-Ankara close cooperation on the road to creating peace and stability in the region is quite considerable.
"We all should make efforts for the ceasefire to continue in Syria,” he said in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
"I hope that we can uproot terrorism through cooperation of the two states, and people in the region will experience more peace,” he added.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran is satisfied with closer cooperation of Ankara-Tehran-Moscow for creating peace in the region,” Rouhani continued.
He reiterated that all terrorists groups are our ‘common enemy’, and added, "We hope that we can witness boosting bilateral ties (between Iran and Turkey) and we can sort out major
problems of the region.
Erdogan, for his part, expressed condolences over demise of former Iranian President and Head of Expediency Council Ayatollah Ali-Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, and said, his country is resolve to expand bilateral ties with Iran in all fields.
"Strong bilateral relations of Iran and Turkey are quite important for settling regional issues.
Turkish government stresses advancing and continuing bilateral and regional talks.”
He also called for joint cooperation to annihilate terrorist groups in the region.
"Iran and Turkey have a big responsibility. We should improve our cooperation more than before to reduce regional crises.”
"We should also endeavor to strengthen bases of ceasefire in Syria.”