Tehran (IP)- The Iranian foreign minister said that he has reached new agreements on Hajj trips with his Saudi counterpart through a telephone conversation today, Wednesday.

Iran Press/Iran news: Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on the sidelines of the cabinet session on Wednesday, January 31, told reporters that Iran and Saudi Arabia seriously seek to sign a new agreement between their airliners for the Hajj pilgrimage.

The airline agreement signed between Iran and Saudi Arabia 8 years ago expired and must be drafted and signed again.

He said that a Saudi delegation came to Iran in the few past days to prepare the grounds for resuming the flights for Hajj trips. 

Iranian top diplomat also referred to his recent visit to Pakistan and said Iran and Pakistan are pursuing launching border markets to make the two countries' borders a place for trade instead of a place for the Takfiri terrorists' activities.

At the end of the diplomatic consultations in Islamabad, on Tuesday, the foreign minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran said that essential and productive talks were held with high-ranking officials of friendly and brotherly Pakistan adding that "five new border crossings" are agreed to be added to the existing crossings within an agreed time.


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