Tehran, 18 June 2023 (TDI): Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah met with President of Iran Ebrahim Raisi at the Presidential Palace in Iran. The visit significantly developed the two brotherly countries’ bilateral ties.

During the conversations, Minister Prince Faisal conveyed the sincere greetings and appreciation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, to President Raisi. They sent their best wishes for the progress and prosperity of the Iranian government and its people.

In return, President Raisi extended his greetings and appreciation to the Saudi King, Crown Prince, and Prime Minister, emphasizing his hopes for the continued prosperity and well-being of the government and people of Saudi Arabia.

The discussions between President Raisi and Foreign Minister Faisal encompassed a comprehensive review of bilateral relations and exploring strategies to strengthen further and develop ties across various sectors.

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Both leaders expressed a shared commitment to fulfilling the aspirations of their respective countries and peoples. Additionally, they engaged in a constructive dialogue on regional and international developments, underscoring the importance of joint efforts in these areas.

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and Foreign Minister Prince Faisal met separately for an official session. The session focused on deepening bilateral relations across diverse fields and enhancing coordination on regional and international matters of mutual interest.

Both ministers emphasized the significance of fostering security and stability in the region and the world. These high-level meetings between Iran and Saudi Arabia are a crucial step forward in their bilateral relations.

Both countries reiterated their commitment to cooperation, understanding, and peaceful coexistence for the benefit of their respective countries, the region, and the international community.