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A senior Iranian lawmaker says the Islamic Republic welcomes the expansion of ties with regional countries, particularly Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.
Zanganeh says King Salman is unlikely to seek to ease tensions with Iran given the presence of security-minded people in his royal court.
Congratulating King Salman on his succession to the throne, President Rouhani has appealed for a boost in Tehran-Riyadh relations.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said Tehran is ready to engage in frank dialog with Saudi Arabia.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif cancelled his planned visit to Saudi Arabia after his Saudi counterpart expressed baseless allegations against the Islamic Republic with regard to Syria, a top Iranian diplomat says.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, has denounced an attack on Shiite Muslims on Ashura, asking Saudi officials to identify and punish those behind the terrorist attack in the country.
A senior Iranian official has called on Saudi Arabia to overturn the death penalty handed down to prominent Saudi Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.