Secret talks between Iran and Bahrain have taken place in past months, informed sources in the region have told Amwaj.media, describing the engagement as “low-profile exchanges.” The revelation comes in the wake of the Mar. 10 announcement by Iran and Saudi Arabia following clandestine negotiations in China that they will reopen embassies by early May.
Speaking on condition of anonymity, a senior regional source asserted that “after the reopening of the embassies in Tehran and Riyadh, there will after a short period of time also likely be a normalization between Iran and Bahrain.” He added to Amwaj.media, “There is no serious [outstanding] issue between Iran and Bahrain.”
The “low-profile exchanges” have not been held at the political level. Acting as an icebreaker, the engagement has instead been focused on “administrative and bureaucratic issues,” the senior source asserted, saying that the...
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