Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will travel to Iran on October 4 to discuss the latest regional developments, particularly the recent independence referendum in Iraq’s Kurdistan region with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani.
Speaking at the Turkish Parliament’s legislative year reception on Sunday, the Turkish president said the roadmap that Iran and Turkey will follow in response to the controversial referendum and other regional developments will take shape after his visit, Daily Sabah reported.
The Turkish president said he would also hold talks with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei during his upcoming visit.
Chief of the General Staff of Turkey Hulusi Akar is currently in Iran for official talks.
The Iraqi Kurdistan Region went ahead with its plan to hold the referendum last Monday, September 25, while Iraq’s neighbors and countries in the Middle East, including Iran and Turkey, had voiced opposition to such a move and supported the Baghdad central government