On Friday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit.
No further information on the closed-door meeting was released.
Taking part at the presidential level for the first time since Ankara got the dialogue partner status in the organization in 2012, Erdogan attended the SCO leaders’ summit as a special guest on behalf of his country.
He addressed the second session of the summit and is holding bilateral meetings with leaders in attendance.
On the sidelines of the summit, Earlier, Erdogan held closed-door meetings with his Azerbaijani, Chinese, Mongolian, Russian, Pakistani, and Indian counterparts.
The eight-member organization, established in 2001, aims to strengthen friendly, good neighborly relations and mutual trust among its member states.