Iran FM: Tehran supports reopening embassies in Iran, Saudi Arabia
The Iranian Foreign Minister and the Iraqi Prime Minister discuss issues of mutual interest, bilateral ties, and regional developments.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi held Sunday talks in Tehran.
During the meeting, Amir-Abdollahian and Al-Kadhimi discussed issues of mutual interest, bilateral ties, and regional developments. The meeting was attended by the Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein and Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Mohammad Kazem Ale Sadeq.
In a press conference, Amir-Abdollahian pointed out that Tehran supports the reopening of embassies between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
The Iranian Foreign Minister also noted that "there are many common interests between Iran and Egypt, and strengthening relations between them will be in the interest of the region."
In addition, Amir-Abdollahian stressed that "Tehran supports the continuation of the ceasefire in Yemen and the end of the siege."
Al-Kadhimi meets Raisi
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi arrived in Iran on Sunday and met earlier with the Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, where the two stressed the importance of relations between the countries of the region and welcomed dialogue between them.
Al-Kadhimi's visit follows his previous one to Saudi Arabia where he met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.
It is noteworthy that Iraqi sources told Al Mayadeen that the meetings in Riyadh and Tehran are to discuss important files regarding Iraqi mediation to open diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran, noting that the meetings in Riyadh and Tehran have brought forward positive effects for Iraq, especially regarding strengthening regional partnership and cooperation.