Turkish PM visits Iran despite differences on Syria

March 5, 2016 3:00 PM

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TEHRAN, Iran – Iranian state TV says Turkey's prime minister has met with Iranian officials to discuss Syria, where the two nations back opposite sides in the five-year civil war.

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu arrived Friday on a two-day visit, the first by a Turkish official since the lifting of sanctions under a landmark nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers in January.

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