Foreign Minister of Iran: Resuming relations with Iran great step for region


Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said in a Twitter message on Friday that the resumption of relations between Tehran and Riyadh would provide great capacities for the two countries, the region, and the Muslim world.

Amirabdollahian said that the neighborhood policy as the key approach of the 13th government’s foreign policy is moving in the right direction with strength and that the diplomatic apparatus is actively after taking more regional steps.

Following the recent visit of President Ebrahim Raisi to China, Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani traveled to Beijing on Monday (March 6) to launch an intensive negotiation with the Saudi delegation to settle issues between Tehran and Riyadh.

After several days of intensive negotiations between Shamkhani and Saudi Arabia’s national security adviser Musaid Al Aiban in Beijing, an agreement was reached on Friday aimed at resuming relations between the two countries.

In the meantime, a joint statement was issued by Iran, Saudi Arabia, and China in an official ceremony on Friday.

Source: Agencies