Source: Press TV
Iran, Turkey and Azerbaijan have rejected a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the "capital" of Israel. The three neighboring states agreed to adopt a united stance on Washington's new policy at an upcoming meeting of the UN General Assembly on the issue.
#Baku Statement on the outcomes of #Fifth #Trilateral Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of #Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of #Iran and the Republic of #Turkey https://t.co/DPnrH4xmgK pic.twitter.com/BzxQy8AJYN— MFA Azerbaijan🇦🇿 (@AzerbaijanMFA) December 20, 2017
The agreement was reached during a trilateral meeting in Baku on Wednesday
among Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish and Azeri
counterparts, Mevlut Cavusoglu and Elmar Mammadyarov.
Following the talks, Zarif said "rejection of the US decision on the holy city of al-Quds was among the issues agreed at the trilateral meeting...The three countries will also adopt a unified stance at the emergency meeting of the UN General Assembly," which will be held on Thursday.
The three top diplomats also discussed cooperation in different economic fields, including transit, transportation, customs and technology.
They also held talks on political issues of trilateral significance, including avenues of cooperation for promotion of regional peace and stability.
The ministers are also scheduled to hold separate bilateral meetings during their stay in Baku.
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