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  1/13/2010, Tevet 27, 5770

Turkish FM: Continuing “Excellent Relations” with Iran


The Iranian news agency IRNA reports that Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that his country is keen on continuing its “excellent relations” with Iran, and he reiterated his support for Iran’s nuclear program.

During a speech in King’s College London, Davutoglu said that access to nuclear technology for what he said was “peaceful purposes” is the right of any independent nation, but added that Turkey was against the development of nuclear weapons, particularly in the Middle East.