Apr. 29, 2021

Shift in Saudi tone fuels hopes of de-escalation with Iran

Iran/Diplomacy

The story: Iran and Saudi Arabia appear to be on track to reassess their severed ties following a rare public signal of reconciliation from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS). This follows the secret talks between the two sides in Baghdad as Amwaj.media has previously reported. Yet whether Tehran and Riyadh can make progress on complex matters of contention—including the war in Yemen—remains to be seen.

The coverage: Answering questions in a lengthy interview aired on Saudi television on Apr. 27, MbS showed a remarkable willingness to speak positively about the Islamic Republic...

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