(IRNA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki arrived in the Saudi port city of Jeddah late Monday to hold talks with senior Saudi officials.
Mottaki, who is visiting Saudi Arabia on the fifth leg of a regional tour, is accompanied by a high-ranking political delegation, reports Trend.
The Iranian minister was welcomed upon his arrival at Jeddeh's airport by Saudi officials.
He is scheduled to hold talks with high-ranking Saudi officials on bilateral relations and ongoing political developments in the region, particularly the implications of a ceasefire that ended a brutal Isaraeli military offensive in Lebanon.
Mottaki's current regional tour began with a visit to Turkey on Friday. He then paid visits to Yemen, Egypt and Algeria and held talks with senior officials of these countries.
The Iranian foreign minister last visited Saudi Arabia in December 2005 to attend a meeting of foreign ministers of member states of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).