Iran expressed its support for the reciprocal opening of embassies with Saudi Arabia, while Iraq confirmed working with Iran to calm the atmosphere in the region, in light of the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi's tour of Riyadh and Tehran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said that Tehran supports the mutual reopening of embassies with Saudi Arabia, and appreciates Iraq's role in promoting dialogue between the two countries.
Abdullahian considered - during his meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi in Tehran - that Baghdad is making constructive efforts to strengthen dialogue in the region, as he put it.
Abdullahian added that Tehran supports the continuation of the ceasefire in Yemen and the end of the siege on it.
He also pointed out that there are many commonalities between Iran and Egypt, and that strengthening relations between them would be in the interest of the region and the Islamic world.
For his part, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi said that his country and Iran had agreed to work together to calm the atmosphere in the region.
Al-Kazemi said - during a joint press conference with Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi in the Iranian capital, Tehran - that he discussed with the Iranian side the challenges the region is going through, and added that it was agreed to work together to participate in calming the atmosphere in the region.
Al-Kazemi had met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah on Saturday, during which they reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries and areas of joint cooperation.
According to Iraqi sources, the talks dealt with several issues, most notably ways to make progress in the negotiations between Saudi Arabia and Iran, leading to the full resumption of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
And held in recent months, 5 rounds of talks between Iranian and Saudi officials in Iraq, which shares a border with the two countries.
At the conclusion of the fifth round of negotiations last April, Al-Kazemi said that he was convinced that "an understanding is soon" between Riyadh and Tehran;
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