Turkey… US vs Iran

Posted: December 11, 2009 in Uncategorized

Obama seeks Turkey’s support on Iran nuclear issue
Christian Science Monitor 5 Dec 09

As Obama mulls sanctions over Iran’s nuclear program, he meets Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House today. Ankara’s rising economic ties with Tehran could undercut sanctions.

As international concern grows over Iran’s nuclear ambitions, President Obama will on Monday seek to engage Turkey – a rising power in Mideast diplomacy and member of the United Nations Security Council – in the West’s effort to prevent the Islamic Republic from developing nuclear weapons.


Iran, Turkey Discuss Regional, Int’l Developments
Fars News 5 Dec 09

TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Saeed Jalili discussed different issues of mutual interest and also the regional and international developments with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

During the meeting, Jalili called for effective cooperation among regional nations to pave the way for confronting the world big powers.


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