Iran, Saudi Arabia influential states: President Raisi
President Raisi has called for the acceleration of expanding ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia, which are considered important states.
President Raisi made the remarks in a meeting with Iran's new Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Ali-Reza Enayat before he leaves Tehran for Riyadh.
Underlining the commitment of the Islamic Republic to expand and strengthen relations with neighboring countries, the Iranian president called for using existing capabilities to enhance relationship between the two Muslim nations.
Cooperation between Iran and Saudi Arabia and increased regional cooperation at the bilateral and multilateral levels, especially on issues concerning the Islamic world will raise the status of regional countries, Raisi said.
He also stated that improving regional cooperation will reduce foreign interference in regional affairs.