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TEHRAN, September 18 (MNA) – Iran's Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Alireza Enayati met and held talks with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia for Consular Affairs Ali Al-Yousef.During the meeting, the two sides conferred on the bilateral relations between Tehran and Riyadh, as well as other issues of mutual interest.

Iran's new ambassador started his mission in Riyadh on September 5 after a seven-year hiatus.

The two countries agreed to resume diplomatic ties back in March following a Chinese-brokered deal after a seven-year estrangement.

Iran officially reopened its embassy in Riyadh in June, followed by its consulate in Jeddah and representative office with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

The Saudi embassy in Tehran and its consulate in Mashhad have also resumed operations.

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Original Article Source: Mehr News | Published on Monday, 18 September 2023 18:30 (about 250 days ago)