TEHRAN, Jan 11, (Asia Free Press): Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian met with his Omani counterpart Sayyid Badr Albusaidi in Muscat, Oman and held talks on bilateral engagements between the two countries.
The focus of the talks in Muscat is to explore ways to expand mutual relations in various political, economic, and cultural fields, as well as to consult on important issues in the region to take concrete steps for those issues and find solid ways for the solution, reported IRNA.
Earlier, upon his arrival in Muscat, FM Amirabdollahian said that the Islamic Republic of Iran was seeking to have a good and understandable relationship with its neighbors in the Persian Gulf region to strengthen neighbors’ network.
The Iranian foreign minister said that Iran was interested in upgrading political and cultural relations with Oman to high levels of economic and business cooperation.
Meantime, the top Iranian diplomat, said that Iran, Oman, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan have signed a quadripartite agreement to revive the transit line.
Before leaving for the Kingdom of Yemen, Iranian FM also met with Muhammad Abdul-Slam, the spokesman of the Yemeni Salvation Government, where the Iranian top diplomat emphasized the need to end the siege of Yemen and to end the imposed war against that country.
Amirabdollahian considered political talks as the way for ending the difficulties of the Yemeni people, adding that all Yemeni talks are needed to decide about the future of Yemen.
Muhammad Abdul-Salam, during the meeting condoled the Iranian government and people on the death of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s late ambassador to Yemen and appreciated Iran’s support for the Yemeni nation.