Pakistan UN permanent representative, Malihe Ludi said on Wednesday that Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) can play a major role in defusing the tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia and in re-establishing bilateral ties.
Trespassing the premises of Saudi diplomatic offices in Tehran and Mashad was wrong and illegal and theory that there are hidden hands involved in those events is seriously pursued till achieving convincing results, said Iranian interior minister Monday.
Chairman of Expediency Council (EC) Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani criticized warmongering policies of new Saudi rulers saying that they are committing domestic and foreign policy moves which endanger security in the region.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in his most recent article, has once more underlined the priority of Iran’s foreign policy being friendship with neighbors, peace in the region and international cooperation particularly in fight against terrorism, while denouncing the destructive role of some regional states.
The German Green Party has called for a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia amid increased tensions between Riyadh and Tehran following the recent execution of a prominent Shia cleric by Riyadh, Sputnik reported the party leader Cem Oezdemir as saying.