Turkey's energy minister defined on Saturday Iran as one of the main natural gas suppliers of Turkey. Energy & Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz said he had fruitful talks on natural gas with executives of Iran, one of the main natural gas suppliers of Turkey.

"I discussed cooperation opportunities, and we mainly talked about natural gas issues since Iran is one of our main gas suppliers," Yildiz told AA correspondent.

Yildiz said Turkish and Iranian technical teams would continue to deal with the issue and present a report in two weeks.

"We will implement an action plan which will be in the best interests of the two countries," he said.Yildiz said Turkey and Iran also debated cooperation in renewable energy.

On his one-day visit to the Iranian capital of Tehran, Yildiz met Minister of Petroleum Masud Mir-Kazemi; Agha Muhammadi, the economic assistant to the First Vice President; and Minister of Energy Majid Namju.

Yildiz also had talks with First Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi, and Acting Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi.Minister Yildiz returned to Turkey in the evening.

AA