President Ebrahim Raeisi says the region does not need foreigners’ meddling because its problems should be resolved through intraregional interaction.
“We insist that the region’s problems should be resolved among the regional countries themselves and through active participation of the countries [of the region],” Raeisi said during a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart on Wednesday.
“[Therefore] there is no need for foreigners’ interference,” the Iranian statesman added.
‘Iran-Turkey cooperation to enter a new stage’
Addressing the issue of the bilateral ties, the president then announced that the countries were to hold a joint meeting in Tehran in the near future, and that their cooperation was to enter a “new stage.”
Raeisi also underlined the importance of the states’ bilateral cooperation in the area of fighting terrorism, saying, “The chief way of fighting terrorism consists in [according] respect to [various] countries’ sovereignty.”