DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran has offered Saudi Arabia three locations for high-level talks, Iran’s foreign minister said on Sunday, the first since the two sides agreed to re-establish ties. Citing the latest message with Riyadh.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amiravdrahian said at a press conference in Tehran that his country had agreed to such a meeting, but could not name three places or when such a meeting would take place. did not mention about
Iran and Saudi Arabia agreed on March 10 to re-establish ties and reopen their embassies within two months after years of hostilities.
The China-brokered deal was announced after four days of closed-door talks in Beijing between security officials from two rival Middle Eastern factions.
Amira Bodrahian also said Tehran was ready for the mutual reopening of embassies.
Saudi Arabia cut ties with Iran in 2016 after the Tehran embassy was attacked during a dispute between the two countries over the execution of a Shia Muslim cleric in Riyadh.
Reported by Dubai Newsroom editorial by Tom Perry, Raissa Kasorovsky and Barbara Lewis
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