Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian confirmed that “Tehran welcomes the restoration of relations with Saudi Arabia, as well as the strengthening and expansion of relations with Egypt.”
During a meeting with Palestinian faction leaders in the Syrian capital of Damascus yesterday, Saturday, Hussein Amir Abdollahian stressed that “the Palestinian issue continues to be a priority”, continuing: “Israel is now in the worst possible security and political situation, and some believe that, by normalizing relations with him, they can distort public opinion and are trying to achieve this even politically and economically.”
Regarding relations with Riyadh, Amir Abdullahyan explained: “In response to the message of the Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa al-Kazemi, transmitted to Iran from the Saudi side, we say that Iran welcomes the restoration of relations with Saudi Arabia, and we welcome the restoration of relations with Saudi Arabia. the opening of embassies and the beginning of a political dialogue”.
The Iranian Foreign Minister pointed out that “Egypt is an important country in the Islamic world, and the development of relations between Tehran and Cairo is in the interests of the countries of the region and the peoples of the two countries.”
He commented on the circulating news about the Iranian-Egyptian-Jordanian talks in Baghdad, saying: “There are currently no direct negotiations with the Egyptian side to resume relations, but efforts are being made to restore the waters of relations between Tehran and Cairo. their normal course within the framework of cooperation between the two Islamic countries”.
Hussein Amir Abdollahyan continued: “Both countries have an office of interest, which indicates that Egypt is an important country in the Islamic world, and we believe that the development of relations with it serves the interests of the peoples of the two countries, the Islamic world and the countries of the region.”