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A man dressed up as Hajji Firuz, the embodiment of the Iranian new year, waits at Istanbul Airport to greet arrivals from Tehran.
Ayla Albayrak
24 Mar 11
In Istanbul, visitors from Iran show up their European counterparts – they have money to spend, and they don’t create trouble.
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Tehran, November 2009. (Photo: Ebrahim Seyyedi/Iran presidential website)
Ayla Albayrak
11 Aug 10
Ankara has plenty of reasons for maintaining solid ties with Tehran.