Islamic Republic of Iran

Zarrab lives lavish life in US

Keeping a close watch on the movement of Turkish-Iranian businessman Reza Zarrab, who was arrested in 2016 for violating the U.S. sanctions on Iran and released on bail in 2018 after being a witness in the case, the U.S. media has revealed the lavish lifestyle of Zarrab in Miami.

Turkish foreign minister speaks with Iranian, UAE counterparts

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu spoke on Oct. 21 over the phone with his counterparts from both Iran and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Çavuşoğlu and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian discussed regional issues, especially developments related to Afghanistan and Syria, as well as bilateral relations, said a Foreign Ministry statement.

Iranian, Turkish interior ministers meet in Tehran

Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi hosted his Turkish counterpart Süleyman Soylu in the capital Tehran on Oct. 20. 

In a statement following a bilateral meeting, Soylu wished Vahidi all the best in his new office.

"To date, we have had very successful cooperation on various issues," he said, adding many problems were solved.

Erdoğan holds phone calls with Afghan, Iranian, Togolese leaders

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held separate phone calls late on Aug. 11 with the presidents of Afghanistan, Iran and Togo, discussing regional issues and bilateral relations with each of them. 


Erdoğan in a phone conversation thanked Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who conveyed his wishes for Turkey's recovery from recent forest fires.