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FM Amirabdollahian urges Iran’s seriousness, goodwill in Vienna talks

Tehran, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian in a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers in the Sultanate of Oman Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al-Said on Monday stressed Iran's seriousness and goodwill in the Vienna talks.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed the latest developments in relations between the two states, as well as important issues in the region.

Referring to the historical, continuous, and strategic relations between the two countries, Amirabdollahian mentioned the effective role of late Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said in shaping the relations between Iran and Oman, and emphasized the continuation of Tehran-Muscat relations during the reign of Sultan Haitham.

Outlining Iran's 13th government's policy of prioritizing cooperation with regional states, Amirabdollahian called Oman one of the main priorities for cooperation in the region and emphasized the comprehensive expansion of cooperation in various political, economic, and cultural fields.

He emphasized the readiness of the Islamic Republic of Iran to cooperate in the field of transportation of goods, passengers, energy, tourism, airlines, and other fields of cooperation.

The foreign minister also explained the new Iranian administration's approach to increasing cooperation with the countries of the Persian Gulf region within the framework of good neighborhood policy, emphasizing the absence of any restrictions and exceptions in establishing good relations with regional countries.

Referring to the principled view of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Yemen's crisis, Amirabdollahian emphasized the necessity of following a political path and dialogue to solve the problems in the crisis and thanked the Omani government for its efforts to transfer former Iran's envoy to Yemen to Tehran Martyr Hassan Irlou.

Describing the latest developments related to the Vienna talks, the top Iranian diplomat emphasized Iran's stance on the practical and constructive initiatives of the parties to this talk in practice and reiterated Iran's goodwill and seriousness in reaching a good agreement.

Pointing to the close and brotherhood relations between Iran, Oman, Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al-Said, for his part, emphasized the expansion of cooperation between the two states and calls for Oman's interest in playing a role in the convergence of countries in the region.

Referring to Iran's rich history and culture, he emphasized Iran's constructive role in regional developments.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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