Rouhani to Visit Turkey for Three-Way Summit
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani will leave for Ankara on Sunday to attend a meeting with Russian and Turkish leaders to exchange views about a range of international and mutual issues, including the Syrian peace process, a senior official at the presidential office announced on Friday.
“President Rouhani will travel to Ankara at the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address the fifth three-way summit of the presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey on Monday as part of continued consultations among the guarantor states of Astana process on the resolution of the Syrian crisis,” Parviz Esmaeili, deputy presidential chief of staff for communications, was quoted as saying by IRNA.
“In addition to consultations between the three sides [on Syria], the presidents will discuss ways of developing trilateral collaborations in various economic fields and hold talks on regional relations,” he added.
Esmaeili noted that Rouhani, who will be heading a politico-economic delegation, is scheduled to attend separate bilateral meetings with Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the summit, according to Financial Tribune.