"Phone talks" between Iran's foreign minister and his Saudi counterpart on relations between the two countries

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Friday expressed satisfaction with the "progress made" in the consensuses reached between his country and Saudi Arabia.

According to the Iranian news agency "Fars", the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia reviewed, in a phone call, "the latest developments in the joint agreements between the two countries in Beijing."

In the call with his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan, Abdollahian expressed satisfaction "with the progress made in the consensuses reached between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including the meeting of the foreign ministers of the two countries, the announcement of an agreement to resume relations, and the dispatch of technical teams to reopen embassies and consulates general," she said.

The Iranian foreign minister said that his country "has taken the necessary preparations to officially open its political and consular representations in Saudi Arabia," and considered the schedule of visits and meetings of officials and foreign ministers of the two countries to each other's capitals "an indication of the determination of the two parties to cooperate and draw appropriate relations."

For his part, the Saudi Foreign Minister stressed during the phone call Riyadh's positive outlook for the future of relations between the two countries and the efforts made to develop and strengthen them, saying: "We have taken good steps in the past two months and our adherence to the consensuses reached is an indicator of our serious determination."