Iran's new ambassador to KSA, Alireza Enayati, lands in Riyadh
Iran's new ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Alireza Enayati, was welcomed by MoFA Saudi officials and colleagues at the Iranian embassy.
Riyadh has welcomed Iran's new ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Alireza Enayati, to launch his highly-anticipated diplomatic mission bridging the gap between both nations.
After arriving on Tuesday, Enayati was welcomed by the officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia and colleagues at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Prior to leaving for his new mission in Riyadh, he convened with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian to whom he presented a report on plans for the promotion of bilateral ties.
Enayati was Iran’s former deputy ambassador to Riyadh, Iran's ambassador to Kuwait, and served as an aide to the foreign minister and director-general of Persian Gulf affairs at the Foreign Ministry.
The embassy of Iran in Riyadh was officially reopened in June, followed by its consulate in Jeddah and its representative office with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
The Saudi embassy in Tehran and its consulate in Mashhad also reopened.
A month after Iran and Saudi Arabia struck a deal back in March to restore diplomatic relations under Chinese mediation, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Saudi counterpart, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, met in Beijing for the first meeting between their two countries' top diplomats in seven years.
The rapprochement between both nations has been posing quite a threat to the Israeli occupation as it controverted Israeli attempts to isolate Iran on the diplomatic level in West Asia and the world.