Riyadh 0
30 October 2021

Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan remarked that “the talks [with Iran] are cordial but remain in an exploratory vein. We continue to hope that they will produce tangible progress ... but so far, we have not made sufficient progress to be optimistic… we are open to continue”. The following day Iran’s foreign ministry spokesperson indicated that “we are still some distance away from reopening of the embassies in Tehran and Riyadh… If we can start this process, I must say that it can start soon”.

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