Riyadh: According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Iran agreed to undertake bilateral discussions during the holy month of Ramadan. Hossein Amir Abdollahian, the foreign minister of Iran, called the Saudi foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan on Sunday.
The two ministers had spoken on the phone twice in the past week. The ministers discussed several topics covered under the trilateral agreement signed in China at the commencement of their phone call.
On March 10, Saudi Arabia and Iran declared the restoration of their broken diplomatic ties.
Iranian Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani and Saudi Minister of State, Member of the Cabinet, and National Security Advisor Musaed Al-Aiban inked the agreement, which was mediated by China.
A commitment to reopen their embassies and missions within two months is part of the agreement. Also, it featured a declaration of respect for states’ right to self-determination and against meddling in their internal affairs.