About  |  contact  |  Search  |  RSS
Last Update: 36 Minute ago
News code: 28384
Published Date: Sunday 13 October 2019 - 09:58:43
Print 

With or without mediators, Iran ready to hold talks with S. Arabia: spox

With or without mediators, Iran ready to hold talks with S. Arabia: spox
World  - Iran has repeatedly announced its readiness to conduct negotiations with Saudi Arabia, with or without conciliators, to clear up misunderstandings and to avoid interferences of transregional powers, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday.

He made the remarks answering a question about the upcoming visit of the Pakistani Prime Minister to Tehran and if Imran Khan is to act as a mediator between Tehran and Riyadh to resolve the conflicts between the two sides.

Mousavi noted that Imran Khan's talks in Tehran will revolve around regional and international issues as well as common relations and that the Pakistani Prime Minister, in his Sunday's trip to Iran, will meet with the Leader of the Islamic Republic besides the Iranian President. He will also hold a joint press conference with Iranian Presiden, added the spokesman.

Earlier, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said that he was also making an effort to mediate between Tehran and Riyadh. He held talks with Saudi Arabia's leaders in Riyadh, as well as with Rouhani at the United Nations.

The Pakistani prime minister visited Iran in May 2019. He has also traveled to Saudi Arabia five times.

According to reports, the mediation initiative is being taken at the request of Saudi Arabia; Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman had during Khan's last visit to Saudi Arabia asked him to help defuse tensions with Iran as Saudi Arabia wanted to avoid war.

Khan will reportedly leave Tehran for Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh.

 

News Code: 28384
Published Date: Sunday 13 October 2019 - 09:58:43
No Comment,Be the first one who comments.
Comments

Name

email  

website

Comment  

Security code [*]: Please enter correct answer in security box.:

 = 6-1

Opinion
Why has it been such a deadly year for French women?
Why has it been such a deadly year for French women?
Megan Clement, a freelance journalist based in Paris.
I fear for Gaza's children
I fear for Gaza's children
Majed Abusalama, journalist and human rights defender from Palestine
America is likely complicit in war crimes in Yemen. It's time to hold the US to account
America is likely complicit in war crimes in Yemen. It's time to hold the US to account
Mohamad Bazzi, journalism professor at New York University
Mass shootings: The most American way to kill and die
Mass shootings: The most American way to kill and die
David A Love, Philadelphia-based freelance journalist and commentator
The treatment of migrants likely ‘meets the definition of a mass atrocity’
The treatment of migrants likely ‘meets the definition of a mass atrocity’
Kate Cronin-Furman,assistant professor of HR at University College London