TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The governments of Iran and Turkey signed two memorandums of understanding during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s official visit to Ankara on Thursday.

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Senior officials from the two countries signed the MoUs at a meeting attended by President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The documents entail cooperation between the two neighbors in the health and medical sector as well as communications and media.

Heading a high-ranking political and economic delegation, the Iranian president has travelled to the neighboring country at the invitation of Erdogan to attend the fifth round of Iran-Turkey high council of strategic cooperation.

Iran and Turkey have ramped up efforts in recent years to boost bilateral trade, setting a $30-billion annual trade target and signing several agreements to enhance cooperation in various areas.

Turkey is one of Iran’s major trading partners in the region.