Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Saudi Arabia has begun the parliamentary measures for the framework of a long-term cooperation between the Arab kingdom and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Saudi Foreign Minister, Faisal bin Farhan, met with his Iranian counterpart, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in the capital Tehran. This makes the first visit by a top Saudi official after the rapprochement that ended seven years of severed ties between Tehran and Riyadh.
The Islamic Republic of Iran will be opening its embassy in the Saudi capital Riyadh, the Consulate General in Jeddah and the Permanent Representative to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in line with resumption of relations with the Arab Kingdom.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud held first meeting in the Chinese capital Beijing after seven years to further discuss restoration of relations between the two countries.
Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi has accepted an invitation from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to visit the capital Riyadh, Iran’s First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber announced.
An Iranian sources on the condition of anonymity said there is still no plans for a meeting to be held between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Saudi Arabia in the second round of Baghdad Conference which is scheduled to be held in Amman on December 20.