Top Iranian, Saudi Diplomats to Meet in Coming Days

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia agreed on Sunday to hold a meeting within the coming days.

In a telephone conversation with his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan on Sunday, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian expressed pleasure with the positive trend of ties between Tehran and Riyadh.

He also underlined the Islamic Republic’s resolve to expand its policy of neighborliness, the Foreign Ministry’s website reported.

For his part, Bin Farhan stressed the need for Iranian and Saudi officials to keep in touch and described the current measures of the two sides as positive and satisfactory.

The two senior diplomats also discussed the latest state of the agreement on the restoration of diplomatic relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia and agreed to have a meeting in the coming days.

After several days of intensive negotiations hosted by China, Iran and Saudi Arabia clinched a deal on March 10 to restore diplomatic relations and reopen embassies and missions within two months after seven years of estrangement.

According to a joint statement, Iran and Saudi Arabia underscored the need to respect each other’s national sovereignty and refrain from interfering in the internal affairs of one another.

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