Iran and Saudi Arabia can work together to help end regional conflicts, but Riyadh needs to see the realities on the ground before relations between the two countries could go back to normal, the Iranian foreign minister says.
Sabah Zanganeh, a senior Middle East analyst, believes that Riyadh has no choice but to change its regional policies, and Oman can play an important role as a mediator to moderate Saudi Arabia’s policies towards Iran.
Iranian President says Tehran is prepared to help Riyadh resolve its regional problems, particularly the crisis in Yemen, if Saudis make correct decisions.
An Iranian official announced that an Iranian delegation will be dispatched to Saudi Arabia next month to discuss the possible attendance of Iranian pilgrims in this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.
Iran has confirmed receiving an invitation to discuss preparations for the next annual Hajj pilgrimage from Saudi Arabia.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has dismissed the recent allegations leveled by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against Tehran, saying Riyadh’s support for terrorists is the source of chaos in the Middle East.
A lawmaker says Iran will set conditions for accepting any invitation by Saudi Arabia to resume sending pilgrims to Hajj.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman denied rumors that Iranians will be again barred from making Hajj pilgrimage in the next summer, saying the final decision remains to be made after a possible invitation from Saudi Arabia and subsequent talks.