Iran’s Consulate in Jeddah reopened after 7 years – Last Minute World News


Riyadh and Tehran agreed on the resumption of diplomatic relations within two months through Chinese officials in Beijing on March 10, after a 7-year hiatus.

Iranian Foreign Minister Hussein Emir Abdullahiyan and his Saudi Arabian counterpart, Faisal bin Ferhan, also met in Beijing on April 6 and agreed on reopening the embassies of the two countries, resuming flights between the two countries and facilitating visas.

Abdullahiyan, in his statement on May 11, said that Saudi Arabia had introduced the Ambassador of Tehran to them, and that they would also inform Saudi Arabia of the ambassador to be appointed to Riyadh in a short time.

Iran announced that Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Reza Enayeti was appointed as Riyadh Ambassador on 23 May, and Iran’s Embassy in Riyadh was reopened on 6 June.

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