During a visit, the first of its kind since the normalization of relations between the two countries, Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan met in Tehran yesterday, Saturday, with his Iranian counterpart, Hussein Amir Abdullahian, as well as Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi.
Raisi welcomed the resumption of relations with Saudi Arabia, and said that the enemies of Islamic countries, led by Israel, are angry at the improvement of relations between the two countries, adding that differences in the region are resolved through dialogue and not through foreign intervention.
For its part, the Saudi Foreign Ministry said that Prince Faisal bin Farhan and his Iranian counterpart, Amir Abdullahian, discussed strengthening coordination on a number of regional and international issues.
The Saudi Foreign Minister stressed the importance of regional cooperation between the countries of the region, and that they are free from weapons of mass destruction.
For his part, the Iranian Foreign Minister said that the names of the ambassadors of the two countries will be ratified, with the formation of a joint political, economic and border committee, noting that he discussed with his Saudi counterpart the various dimensions of the Iranian-Saudi relations.
The statements of Saudi and Iranian officials came as the culmination of a course of arrangements that followed Beijing’s announcement last March of the restoration of relations between them.
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