Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Turkey to attend the 8th meeting of the Ministers of the 'Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process' met with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Istanbul.

Iran Press/ Asia: The meeting focused on various aspects of bilateral good relations, most important regional and international issues, including the latest developments in the political process in Syria, the conditions in Iraq and Afghanistan and other issues of interest.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Istanbul on Monday to take part in the 8th Ministerial Conference of The Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process. The theme of the event is Peace, Partnership, Prosperity.

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The conference was inaugurated on Monday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani, with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Idrees Zaman, acting minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, acting as co-chairs, according to a Turkish Foreign Ministry statement.

The Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process initiative was launched in 2011 in Istanbul by Turkey and Afghanistan to enhance regional cooperation vis-a-vis Afghanistan.


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