Iran tells Turkey: Terror fight entails collective action

First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri told Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Tuesday that fighting terrorism requires an “international collective action and strategy”.

The remarks by Jahangiri followed a deadly terrorist attack in Ankara on Sunday which left 37 people dead and at least 125 injured.

Iran strongly condemns the “inhumane” terrorist act, Jahangiri said in the phone conversation.

He added the Iranian people and government will stand by the Turkish people and government in fighting terrorism.

For his part, the Turkish prime minister called for unity among the regional countries in campaign against terrorism.