Iraqi Prime Minister in Tehran following Jeddah visit to revive Saudi-Iranian talks

NNA - Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi said today while in Tehran that Iraq and Iran have agreed to strive for stability in the Middle East, a day after his visit to Saudi Arabia in an attempt to revive talks between the two regional rivals to calm years of tension.

Al-Kadhimi said in a joint press conference with Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi that they agreed to "calm down the region" and work together to restore stability and tranquillity.

An Iranian official told Reuters, "The resumption of talks between Tehran and Riyadh will be discussed during Al-Kadhimi's visit to Iran."

"Dialogue with officials in the region can solve problems," Raisi said, without giving any details.

It is to note that Al-Kaghimi held talks yesterday wih Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler of the Kingdom, Prince Muhammad bin Salman in Jeddah.

Saudi Press Agency said that talks touched on the relations between both countries and the promotion of security and peace in the region.



تابعوا أخبار الوكالة الوطنية للاعلام عبر أثير إذاعة لبنان على الموجات 98.5 و98.1 و96.2 FM

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