Iranian, Qatari Top Diplomats Discuss Closer Ties
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Qatari counterpart, Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, exchanged views about a host of topics, including bilateral relations between the two countries.
During the meeting, held in the Qatari capital on Tuesday afternoon, Zarif and Al Thani discussed ways to promote Tehran-Doha relations in various political and economic fields.
The two top diplomats also discussed the latest developments in the Middle East and other parts of the world.
Zarif is in Doha to attend the Munich Security Conference Core Group Meeting titled “Avenues towards De-Escalation in the Middle East” on October 28 and 29.
The Doha meeting is taking place with the support of the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the League of Arab States, according to the MSC’s official website.
Doha is hosting discussions on de-escalation in the conflicts over Syria and Yemen, as well as on broader regional concerns of proliferation, cyber and energy security.
In addition to Zarif, the meeting in Doha has convened many senior decision-makers – among them the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani as well as Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Idris Barzani, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tawakkol Karman, and United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths, the MSC said.