The spokesman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry has said that Tehran is reopening its diplomatic mission in Saudi Arabia this week.
According to Arab News, the spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tehran, Nasir Kanani, announced the reopening of the diplomatic mission in a statement on Monday.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the Iranian embassy in Riyadh, the consulate in Jeddah, and the office of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will be officially reopened on Tuesday, June 6, and Wednesday, June 7, to implement the agreement. ‘
According to the French news agency AFP, Tehran will open its embassy in Saudi Arabia after seven years of closure.
The diplomatic mission will begin work under the leadership of Iranian Ambassador Ali Reza Inayati, who previously served as Iran’s ambassador to Kuwait.
The move comes as part of a Chinese-brokered deal between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
It should be remembered that in March of this year, Tehran and Riyadh agreed to restore relations.
According to Al Arabiya Net, diplomatic sources in Riyadh say that the Iranian embassy will be opened on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the presence of the Iranian ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
After being closed for many years, the embassy building is being restored.
Prior to the restoration of the Iranian embassy in Riyadh, the technical delegations of the two countries visited each other in April and discussed the restoration of the embassies.