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Where are Saudi-Iranian relations?

Iran says it has always left the doors open for relations with Saudi Arabia

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Nasser Kanaani, revealed that “diplomatic relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia have their own logic,” pointing to five rounds of negotiations between the two countries.

Where and Kanaani stated, “Relations with neighboring countries are of importance to Iran and are a priority, and therefore we have always left the doors open for relations with Saudi Arabia to restore diplomatic relations at any time Riyadh was ready for that.”

He also considered 5 rounds of negotiations as good progress, but at the same time described them as “slow progress,” noting that Saudi Arabia put its slowness aside, so it is possible for relations to return to their normal state quickly.

Kanaani also expressed his country’s belief that “the participation of all countries in the region will help the stability, security and development of this geostrategic and geoeconomic region more than before.”

Ali Akbar Velayati, the Iranian guide’s advisor for international affairs, confirmed that Iran is a neighbor of Saudi Arabia and has no problem, stressing the need to live together.

Velayati also said, “Embassies should be active in both countries, because disputes can be resolved in a better way, and undoubtedly, because of mutual respect and existing needs, there is a possibility to resolve some differences in views and opinions.”

He also added that “Iran is at the heart of the resistance front and works side by side with Yemen, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine and Iraq.”

Recently, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian expressed his hope to speed up a new round of negotiations with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

For his part, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan affirmed that “the existing dialogue between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Iran has not reached tangible results, noting that” the Kingdom is considering a sixth round of talks with Iran after not reaching tangible results yet.

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