Iran pres. holds ME talks with Saudi King
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz have exchanged views on the latest developments in the region, Press TV reported.
In a Wednesday phone conversation, President Ahmadinejad and King Abdullah discussed ways to bolster bilateral cooperation and reviewed latest regional and international developments, IRNA quoted Saudi news sources as saying.
The sources did not disclose further information about the two officials' dialogue.
The Iranian chief executive and the Saudi King also held a phone conversation last week and consulted on regional developments, particularly concerning Lebanon and Iraq.
President Ahmadinejad stressed the importance of maintaining security and stability in Lebanon, saying the Lebanese nation and parties need to remain vigilant in the face of the enemy's divisive schemes.
He also called on regional nations, including Iran and Saudi Arabia, to work together and forge closer ties in efforts to strengthen stability and tranquility in the region, particularly in Lebanon.
The Saudi monarch, for his part, said the expansion of Tehran-Riyadh relations would benefit the entire Muslim world.
The Islamic Republic and Saudi Arabia are influential members of the 57-nation Organization of the Islamic Conference.