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Saudi Crown Prince calls up Iranian Interim President, in further thawing of ties

Saudi Crown Prince calls up Iranian Interim President, in further thawing of ties

Tehran, May 25 (UNI) Marking a further thaw in relations, Iran’s interim president Mohammad Mokhber received a phone call from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman offering condolences on the tragic death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a chopper crash and underlining that the cordial relations between Tehran and Riyadh will continue.
“The incident was very painful for us. The loss of Mr. Raisi hurt all of us, and the loss of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran, who was very friendly with our Minister of Foreign Affairs, was also sorrowful,” the Saudi crown prince was quoted by Iranian media as telling Mokhber on Friday.
Emphasizing the importance of the development of relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia for the Middle Eastern region and the Islamic world, bin Salman said that "Tehran and Riyadh play a pivotal role in the region and the Islamic world, and by expanding relations between them, they can create a bright future for the region."

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