DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia needs to renew diplomatic talks with Tehran, Iran’s international ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh advised a information convention on Monday a day after Iraq’s prime minister pushed for a revival of talks between the regional rivals.
Iran and Saudi Arabia, the main Shi’ite and Sunni Muslim powers within the Center East, severed ties in 2016, with each events backing allies preventing proxy wars throughout the area, from Yemen to Syria and elsewhere.
The fifth spherical of talks between the regional rivals have been held in April.
(The story corrects headline and result in say Saudi Arabia needs to renew ‘talks’, not ‘relations’ with Tehran.)
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(Reporting by Parisa Hafezi and Dubai Newsroom; Enhancing by Toby Chopra)
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