13 May 2024

Addressing the annual Iranian-Arab Dialogue Conference in Tehran, Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian asserted: “We have passed the stage of Iranian-Arabic dialogues and have entered the stage of regional dialogues and cooperation”. He further commented on Iran-Saudi rapprochement and noted “good successes of the multi-layered development of cooperation, although we are still at the beginning of the path”. Highlighting “improved bilateral relations between Iran and the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait”, Amirabdollahian referred to “ongoing efforts to restore relations with Bahrain”, praising its “release of political prisoners as a positive step”.

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