Iran’s foreign minister is slated to travel to Saudi Arabia. If held as scheduled, the trip will come exactly two months after Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud’s landmark visit to Tehran.
This comes as Iranian state media say the Kingdom has officially reopened its Tehran embassy and Mashhad consulate. However, Saudi officials appear to continue operating from luxury hotels, with slow progress on the preparation of diplomatic compounds sacked by Iranian protesters back in 2016.
Furthermore, three months after the May deadline to reopen embassies under a China-brokered deal between the two sides, no ambassadors have been installed. Importantly, Amwaj.media has also learned that Riyadh has no intention to seek “exemptions” from US sanctions, indicating that...
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