Presidents of Turkey and Iran discussed the situation in Syria by phone

SYRIA (OBSERVATORY) –┬áPresidents of Turkey and Iran Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani discussed the situation in Syria by phone and agreed to continue the process of Syrian settlement with the participation of Moscow, Ankara and Tehran on the Astana site,

“Our president and his Iranian colleague discussed the latest developments in Syria and bilateral relations on the phone, Erdogan said that Turkey from the very beginning expressed its position with regard to the use of chemical weapons.” According to him, there is no reason to escalate tensions in Syria

Leader agreed on the preservation of the territorial integrity of Syria and stressed the importance of continuing joint efforts in the process in Astana with the participation of Russia, Turkey and Iran to achieve political settlement in Syria, “the source said.

He added that the Presidents of Turkey and Iran expressed satisfaction with the state of economic relations between Turkey and Iran and agreed to strengthen them.