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Iran forces chief holds rare talks with Erdogan

Iran's Armed Forces chief of staff on Wednesday held rare talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reportedly focused on the fight against "terror" groups in Syria and Iraq. Erdogan hosted General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri at his presidential palace in Ankara with Turkey's top general Hulusi Akar also in attendance, the Turkish presidency said. The state-run Anadolu news agency said the hugely unusual talks lasted 50 minutes, but gave no details.
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