Zarif: "Iran ready to cooperate with Turkey on fight against COVID-19 outbreak"

Zarif: "Iran ready to cooperate with Turkey on fight against COVID-19 outbreak"
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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Tehran is ready to cooperate with Ankara on the fight against the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), APA reports citing IRNA.

Zarif made the remarks speaking during a phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu.

Zarif sympathized with the Turkish government and nation over the deaths due to the spread of the virus in the country, signaling Iran’s readiness to assist the neighboring country and cooperate with it in this regard.   

The two foreign ministers also discussed bilateral cooperation on transportation and transit of commodities.

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