Azerbaijan, Baku, June 14 /Trend M. Moezzi/
In the aftermath of four Iranians' execution on drug smuggling charges, Iran has cancelled a deputy foreign minister's trip to Saudi Arabia, Mehr News Agency reported.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian was scheduled to meet with Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al Faisal in Jeddah.
The purpose of the meeting was to deliver President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's letter inviting Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah to attend the Tehran gathering of Non-aligned Movement (NAM) nations' heads.
The NAM is made up of 120 countries and 17 observer nations that aren't aligned with any major powers. Iran's three-year term as NAM's president will start during the organization's 16th summit in August.
Saudi Arabia's execution of the Iranian nationals is the latest chapter in the two countries' increasingly negative relationship and escalating rivalry for becoming the region's top power.
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