Iran-Saudi Arabia Relations
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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.
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 says Riyadh has officially invited Tehran to talks over the joint Arash gas field in the Persian Gulf.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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’.
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.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Tehran is ready for the fifth round of talks with Saudi Arabia.
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.
According to Nournew website, affiliated with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Tehran has unilaterally suspended negotiations with Saudi Arabia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The speaker of the Lebanese parliament has said Beirut supports dialog between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
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.
The foreign ministers of Iraq and Saudi Arabia have held consultations over the fifth round of talks between Tehran and Riyadh.