11 October 2023

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi spoke with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, emphasising that “Iran is committed to deepening and strengthening relations with Saudi Arabia… and we believe that the relations between the two sides have the capacity to help stabilise, strengthen and promote the security and stability of the region”. They also discussed the war between Israel and Gaza, with bin Salman stressing Riyadh’s “maximum effort to engage with all international and regional parties to halt the ongoing escalation”.

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