MANAMA, Bahrain

The Turkish foreign minister on Monday met with the Bahraini crown prince as part of his official visit to the Gulf country, according to diplomatic sources.

Mevlut Cavusoglu and Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa discussed the steps to be taken to further improve bilateral relations during their meeting at Gudaibiya Palace in the capital Manama.

Cavusoglu met his Bahraini counterpart Abdullatif Bin Rashid Alzayani on Sunday and discussed joint cooperation aimed at enhancing economic and trade relations.

The Turkish foreign minister is on an official visit to Bahrain on Jan. 30-31 upon the invitation by Alzayani.

Separately, Cavusoglu had a phone call with his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov, said diplomatic sources, adding the two top diplomats discussed bilateral and regional issues.

*Writing and contribution by Busra Nur Cakmak

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