Minister Soylu Received Mr. Abdurriza Rahmani Fazli, The Minister of Iran and His Accompanying Delegation
News > Minister Soylu Received Mr. Abdurriza Rahmani Fazli, The Minister of Iran and His Accompanying Delegation
- 11 Ekim 2018 Perşembe+-Yazdır
ANKARA-(11.10.2018)- The Minister of Interior Mr. Süleyman Soylu said that "in every difficult period, our mutual cooperation and steps have both given hope to us and encouraged and strengthened."
Minister of Interior Mr. Süleyman Soylu received Mr. Abdurrıza Rahmani Fazli, the Minister of Interior of Iran and his accompanying delegation at his office.
After the guest Minister signed the book of honor, the talks were continued at the office.
Minister Soylu gave a speech and stated that he is honored to see his counterpart in Turkey, there are historical ties between Iran and Turkey, and that both countries take important steps within the scope of cooperation and responsibility, especially in the last two years.
He said that in addition to the close cooperation at the ministers’ level, the same cooperation with the deputy ministers continues in the fields of security, gendarmerie and migration, and that this relation reach a high level in the recent period.
Soylu, who recalled that both countries make a common struggle against the issues such as terror, drugs, irregular migrant, smuggling and border security, expressed that these issues will be also addressed at the inter-delegation meetings.
Minister Soylu thanked his counterpart for hospitality during contacts in Iran with Turkish delegations and said that “in every difficult period, our mutual cooperation and steps have both given hope to us and encouraged and strengthened.”
- Iranian Minister of Interior Mr. Fazlı,
Minister Abdurrıza Rahmani Fazli presented his gratitude to Minister Mr. Soylu for pursuing the relations between the Ministries of Interior of Islamic Republic of Iran and Republic of Turkey closely.
Mr. Fazli stated that nation, government and religious leader of Iran attach importance to development of relations between two country and said that “It is one of our country’s priority to further strengthen the relations between two countries in every condition.”.
Mr. Fazli added “I think we need to endeavor to enhance our relations also in other fields as well as two ministries’ existing cooperations.”, and explained that:
“Regional issues can be put on the agenda of the Ministry of Interior of the two countries. We can also take common actions on regional issues in which we are likeminded. If we promote our relations, especially in regional matters, and if we succeed in attracting the attention of other countries to these matters, if we can maintain their cooperation with us, we can make more progress in both security and economic and political issues.
We truly believe in this. Regional issues should be resolved by the countries in the region. We see Turkey, as one of the most effective, the most important countries in our region. The visits and the organization of meetings help strengthen the relations between the two countries and increase the welfare of the people of the two countries."
Following the reception, talks were held between the delegations of two ministries leaded by both ministers.