EghtesadOnline: Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held a meeting with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during his one-day visit to Doha.
During the Tuesday meeting, Zarif and Sheikh Tamim conferred on bilateral relations between Tehran and Doha as well as regional issues, ISNA reported.
Zarif highlighted the Iranian government’s principled policy to have the best relations with all its neighbors and expressed hope that Tehran-Doha ties would improve in all fields.
Touching on the sensitive conditions in the region and the tensions, the top Iranian diplomat said that none of the regional conflicts had military solutions and all sides had to adhere to dialog and give priority to regional initiatives meant to bring about stability and security.
The Qatari emir, for his part, expressed his satisfaction with the process of enhancing Iran-Qatar ties, noting that the two countries have always sought close relations.
He also welcomed the Islamic Republic’s stance on finding a peaceful solution to regional crises and pointed out that permanent consultation with regional countries, including Iran, was a necessity.
Zarif is in Qatar on the second leg of his two-nation trip, which had already taken him to Oman.
Zarif, who arrived in Doha last night, is set to meet with other officials of Qatar on Tuesday.