Iran, Oman Foreign Ministers Meet in Tehran
- July, 27, 2019 - 15:10
- Politics news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The foreign ministers of Iran and Oman discussed a range of issues, including bilateral ties, at a meeting in Tehran on Saturday.
Oman’s Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah arrived in Tehran on Saturday morning and met with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.
In the gathering, the two senior diplomats reviewed the process of close cooperation and ties between the two nations, and emphasized the need for the continuation of consultations between Tehran and Muscat.
Zarif and bin Alawi also discussed the latest regional and international developments.
Iran and Oman share age-old and close diplomatic, economic, and commercial ties.
Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said played an important role in facilitating the early stages of nuclear talks between Iran and the world power which resulted in the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iran and Oman have also held several naval exercises in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman in recent years.
On April 19, high-ranking military officials from Iran and Oman signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost cooperation between the two neighboring countries in various military spheres.