RIYADH – Minister of Foreign Affairs Arab Saudi Prince Faisal bin Farhan and colleagues from Iran , Hossein Amir-Abdollahian will meet during Ramadan. This was reported by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Monday (27/3/2023).
The diplomats also discussed several issues of mutual interest in the phone call, including the trilateral agreement signed with China.
Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia and Iran agreed to re-establish diplomatic relations. The two agreed to reopen embassies and exchange ambassadors within two months. Previously, the two countries severed relations in 2016.
The decision to re-establish ties came after talks that took place between March 6 and March 10 in Beijing which resulted in the signing of a trilateral agreement between China, Saudi Arabia and Iran.
“Saudi Arabia and Iran agree to respect state sovereignty and not interfere in internal matters,” said the SPA announcement.
He also added that the foreign ministers of the two countries would soon meet to arrange an exchange of envoys and discuss ways to improve relations.
Riyadh and Tehran also agreed to activate a security cooperation agreement signed in 2001 and a trade, economic and investment agreement signed in 1998.
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