EghtesadOnline: An Iranian diplomat expressed optimism about the prospects of Tehran's relations with regional states, citing the recent display of willingness by Iranian and Saudi officials to resolve disputes through dialogue.
EghtesadOnline: Visits by Iran's chief diplomat to Persian Gulf states are in line with the country's policy of engaging constructively with regional countries, a senior official said, adding that foreign presence undermines peace and security in the Middle East.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has always been interested in having cordial ties with Muslim countries, particularly its neighbors, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, adding that Persian Gulf states can protect regional security without the presence of foreign forces.
EghtesadOnline: Iran should welcome détente with regional countries, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE, because such an attitude would give the country the upper hand amid tensions with the United States, a senior lawmaker said.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned against plots to disintegrate regional states in talks with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, calling for enhanced cooperation to eliminate such security concerns.