Iran and Oman hold meeting on joint regional strategy

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Iranian and Omani diplomats have held the eighth meeting of their Joint Strategic Consultation Committee to discuss issues of mutual interest in the region.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Ali Bagheri-Kani hosted his Omani counterpart, Sheikh Khalifa bin Ali bin Issa al-Harthy, in Tehran on Sunday.

During the meeting, Bagheri pointed to the 50th anniversary of the establishment of mutual relations and called for more efforts to further boost bilateral ties.

He stressed that regional issues should be resolved only by the countries of the region through dialogue.

They also talked about the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program as well as the crisis in Yemen.

For his part, the Omani under-secretary for diplomatic affairs expressed interest in expanding relations with the Islamic Republic, noting that peace and tranquility in the region are achieved only through peaceful means.
He added that Iranian and Omani ties have influence in the region and beyond.

The visiting Omani official also met with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Saturday.

The Joint Strategic Consultation Committee was formed with the aim of improving the level of negotiations and drawing a roadmap for all spheres of the Tehran-Muscat relations.

Source » iranintl

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