Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan. 

The meeting was held within the 15th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) which kicked off in Ashgabat on November 28.

ECO, which was founded by Turkey, Iran and Pakistan in 1985 as a follow-up of the Regional Cooperation for Development, was later joined by Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in 1992.

The organization holds summits, ministerial meetings and regular sessions to cooperate on trade and investment.