Tehran (IP)- Iranian Foreign Minister, in a phone call with his Omani counterpart, appreciated the efforts made by the foreign ministers of Iraq and Oman in pursuing the release of the Iranian Hajj pilgrim arrested in Saudi Arabia.

 Iran PressIran News: The Iranian Haj pilgrim Kalil Dardmand was detained by the Saudi Security forces one week after the end of the 2022 Hajj ritual.  

Saudis arrested Dardmand because he took a selfie photo next to Ka'ba while having in his hand a picture of Martyr Lt. Gen. Qassem Solemani.   

In his phone call with Sayyid Badr Albusaidi,  Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian reviewed the latest bilateral and regional developments.

The two sides also discussed developments regarding negotiations on lifting sanctions.

Earlier, meeting with the family of the Iranian detained Hajji, Iran's Foreign Minister said: "In this regard, we have received promises of assistance from Saudi Arabia."

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