The New Iran-Turkey Convergence: The Major Areas

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Iran-Turkey relationship is a determining factor in the Iranian government's overall foreign policy in the region. Both neighbors place considerable importance on the maintenance of a close and constructive relationship with each other. There are many policy areas where they share common regional interests and accordingly tend to adopt similar positions to secure them, which has helped strengthen their bilateral ties in recent years and has strongly impacted on developments in the Middle East and beyond. This piece undertakes to analyze principal aspects of the new convergence between Iran and Turkey.


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  • Political Science


  • Iran, Turkey, convergence, relations, political, Middle East
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publication or newspaperIran Review
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Oct 30
Publication categoryPopular science
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographic note

This opinion piece (op-ed) has been published in the Iran Review website (