Iran foreign minister hails "new chapter" in Saudi ties

Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said a meeting he held with his Saudi counterpart on Sunday would bring a new chapter in ties between their countries, Iran`s official IRNA news agency reported.

Dubai: Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said a meeting he held with his Saudi counterpart on Sunday would bring a new chapter in ties between their countries, Iran`s official IRNA news agency reported.

Ties between the two rival Gulf powers have long been strained on a wide variety of issues.

"Both my Saudi counterpart and I believe that this meeting will be the first page of a new chapter in our two countries` relations," the agency quoted Zarif as saying after an hour-long meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal. 

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