The visit of Iran's foreign minister to Saudi Arabia was hugely covered by international media.

Iran PressMiddle East: Iran's FM Hossain Amir-Abdollahian, who arrived on Thursday in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on a formal invitation his Saudi counterpart, Faisal bin Farhan, left the country on Friday for Iran. 

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told reporters on Friday: "We believe that comprehensive and sustainable relations must be formed between Tehran and Riyadh, and in this framework, we agreed to have extensive cooperation in economic, trade, and tourism fields in both private and public sectors."

The Iranian FM's trip to Saudi Arabia is assessed as a new chapter in the Tehran-Riyadh relations and openings in regional issues. 

The international media reflected the visit of Iran's foreign minister to Saudi Arabia and evaluated it as a factor in strengthening regional peace and stability.

Reflecting the news of Iran's foreign minister's meeting with Saudi officials, Reuters news agency wrote: This meeting indicates the improvement of the level of relations between Tehran and Riyadh since March.

This western media added: "After years of competition in the West Asian region, now Iran and Saudi Arabia have changed their approach."

The German news agency Deutsche Welle also wrote about this: "The meeting between the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia is the latest sign of improving relations between the two regional rivals."

France 24 news agency also said: "In recent months, Iran has increased its diplomatic activities in order to improve the economy and promote international relations with Arab countries."

Al Jazeera News Agency also wrote: "Iran and Saudi Arabia had different ideas regarding the war in Yemen, and this meeting has increased hopes for peace in the region, including Yemen."


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