18 Jul 2024
Tuesday 20 June 2023 - 17:40
Story Code : 406701

Iran's foreign minister in Qatar for key talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arrived in Qatar capital, Doha, to discuss bilateral relations as well as major regional and international developments with Qatari officials.

Amir-Abdollahian left Tehran for Doha late Monday on an official invitation from his counterpart, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, who is also the prime minister of Qatar.

During his visit, Iran's top diplomat is accompanied by a delegation consisting of the foreign ministers assistants, a member of the Iranian Parliaments Committee on Foreign Policy and National Security, and the Foreign Ministrys spokesman, Nasser Kan'ani.

His visit to Qatar follows a similar trip to Doha last week by the Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Mohammad Reza Farzin. During his trip, Iran's top banker discussed ways of bolstering the two countries monetary, banking, and economic cooperation with Qatari officials.

Amir-Abdollahian is scheduled to visit Omans capital city of Muscat following his talks in Qatar.

In an early Tuesday tweet, the Iranian foreign minister said his visits to Qatar and Oman are aimed at further promoting relations with those countries and following up on the agreements reached by the three countries' high-ranking officials.

He noted that Iran's neighboring countries enjoy huge economic, trade, and political potentialities.

Amir-Abdollahian added that the continued development of all-out relations with neighbors is among the basic principles of the Iranian administrations foreign policy doctrine.

Earlier in June, the foreign ministers of Iran and Qatar had discussed awide range of issues from improving relations to the latest regional developments in a telephone conversation.

By Press TV
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