Iranian President in Ankara

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has travelled to Ankara for talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi arrived in Ankara on Wednesday to meet with Erdoğan and attend the 8th Meeting of the Turkey-Iran High Level Cooperation Council.

The plane carrying Raisi and the accompanying delegation landed at Esenboğa Airport in Ankara at 13.45, and Raisi was welcomed by a delegation, including Erdoğan, with a ceremony.

During the official talks between Erdoğan and Raisi, regional issues are expected to be discussed.

The meeting coincides with the ongoing Hamas-Israel conflict, Israel's targeting of Iran and pro-Iranian forces, Iran's attack on Erbil and the Turkish state's continued invasion attacks against the Kurds.