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Iran-Saudi Arabia Relations

Expert: Iran-Saudi talks must be over bilateral issues alone

An Iranian expert of international affairs has said Saudi Arabia is not willing to normalize ties with Iran as Riyadh believes this will relieve pressure on Tehran.

MP: Iran, Saudi unity in favor of Islamic world

A member of the Iranian parliament’s national security and foreign policy commission has said unity between Iran and Saudi Arabia can transform the Muslim world and the region in favor of Islamic and regional nations.

‘Foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia to meet soon in Iraq’

A member of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission has said Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdolalhian and his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan will meet in Iraq in the near future.

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister invites Iran to talks over joint Arash gas field

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says Riyadh has officially invited Tehran to talks over the joint Arash gas field in the Persian Gulf.

Analyst: Saudi Arabia has ‘special status’ in Iran’s foreign policy

A political commentator says Saudi Arabia enjoys a special status in Iran’s foreign policy, and that the severance of ties between the two neighbors never disrupted their contacts over issues related to the Hajj pilgrimage and the OPEC group of oil exporting states.

‘Saudis must first prove good will to Iran before resumption of ties’

A Iranian political expert says Saudi Arabia first needs to prove its “good will” and true intention to establish lasting relations with the Islam Republic before the two neighbors can reach a détente and resume ties.

Iraq PM: Iran, Saudi Arabia to soon reach agreement on fixing ties

The Iraqi prime minister, whose country has been hosting rounds of talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia, says Baghdad believes Tehran and Riyadh will achieve an agreement on fixing their relations in the near future.

Envoy: Iran, Saudi Arabia agree to create roadmap for talks

Iranian Ambassador to Iraq says Iran and Saudi Arabia have agreed to come up with a roadmap for their future talks aimed at normalizing bilateral relations.

Khatibzadeh: Latest round of Iran-Saudi talks ‘positive, progressive’

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the fifth round of talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia were held on Thursday last week.

Iraq says will host sixth round of Iran-Saudi talks

Iraq’s foreign minister say Baghdad is set to host a new round of negotiations between neighboring Iran and Saudi Arabia aimed at mending their troubled relations, after Tehran and Riyadh wrapped up a fifth session of talks in the Iraqi capital.

Source: Tehran, Riyadh headed for ‘diplomatic’ talks

An Iraqi source has published new details about the recent negotiations between Iranian and Saudi delegations in Baghdad, saying the two sides are moving towards diplomatic contacts.

Report: Iran, Saudi Arabia hold ‘constructive’ talks in Baghdad

According to Nournews website, affiliated with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Iran and Saudi Arabia have held their fifth round of talks on a possible détente in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, with sources close to the negotiations, describing them as ‘constructive’.

Iraqi official says steps resumed to kick start Tehran-Riyadh talks

An Iraqi foreign ministry official reportedly says the country’s prime ministerial office has resumed its efforts to kick start stalled negotiations between Tehran and Riyadh.

Iran FM says Tehran ready for fifth round of talks with Saudi Arabia

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Tehran is ready for the fifth round of talks with Saudi Arabia.

Iranian FM says two British citizens released on humanitarian grounds

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has denied claims that the country released two British-Iranian citizens in exchange for London paying back its decades-long debt to the Islamic republic.

Report: Iran unilaterally suspends talks with Saudi Arabia

According to Nournew website, affiliated with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Tehran has unilaterally suspended negotiations with Saudi Arabia.

Iraq says to host next round of Iran-Saudi talks

Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein has said his country will host the fifth round of talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.

Iranian diplomat: Saudi Arabia’s claim of Iran’s interference totally baseless

The head of the Interests Section of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Egypt has responded to the Saudi ambassador’s accusations against Tehran, saying repeating baseless allegations against Iran will not resolve any of Saudi Arabia’s or the region’s problems.

Iran FM: Tehran wants good ties with all neighbors including Saudi Arabia

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Tehran welcomes the recent comments by the Saudi crown prince that Riyadh is willing to have ties with Iran.

Russia says ready to mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia

Moscow is ready to act as a mediator between Tehran and Riyadh, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov says. He added a possible rapprochement between Saudi Arabia and Iran would be a positive move for the region’s development and will help settle regional conflicts.

Saudi FM: Riyadh seeking fifth round of talks with Tehran

Riyadh is looking to schedule a fifth round of direct talks with Tehran despite a “lack of substantive progress” in previous rounds, Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud says.

Iran says ready to hold fresh talks with Saudi Arabia

The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran is ready to continue talks with Saudi Arabira, “however this depends above all on Riyadh’s will” Hossein Amir Abdollahian made the announcement in a Saturday meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein on the sidelines of the 58th Munich Security Conference.

Lebanese parliament speaker: We support Iran-Saudi talks

The speaker of the Lebanese parliament has said Beirut supports dialog between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Iraqi official: Iran-Saudi talks to result in reopening of embassies

Iraq’s National Security Advisor Qassem al-Araji has said talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia in Baghdad will result in the reopening of their embassies in Riyadh and Tehran.

Iraqi, Saudi FMs meet on future talks between Riyadh, Tehran

The foreign ministers of Iraq and Saudi Arabia have held consultations over the fifth round of talks between Tehran and Riyadh.

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