Iran ready for frankly talks with Saudi Arabia
Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said Tuesday that Iran is ready to go ahead with frankly, transparent and comprehensive talks with Saudi Arabia on issues of mutual interest, IRNA reported.
Shamkhani made the remarks din a meeting with Iran's ambassador to Riyadh Hossein Sadeqi.
Underlining Iran's principled policy to interact with Saudi Arabia, Shamkhani said there are some obstacles on the way of expansion of Tehran-Riyadh ties.
Pointing to unprecedented financial and human losses due to the ethnic and religious conflicts across the Muslim world, Shamkhani called on Islamic countries to make their contributions to stop bloodshed and to honestly and seriously fight extremism and terrorism.
In the meantime, the Iranian ambassador to Saudi Arabia underlined that enhanced Tehran-Riyadh ties will benefit the entire region.
Sadeqi said that removal misunderstandings among influential Islamic countries is essential to restoration of stability, security and welfare in the Muslim world, calling for collective efforts of Islamic nations to stop destruction of Muslims' resources.