Iranian, Omani Officials Say Regional Support Key To End Crisis in Yemen

Top diplomats from Iran and Oman believe that the regional countries could play a key role in ending the current crisis in Yemen.

“We can end the ongoing crisis in Yemen if necessary ground is prepared by the regional countries,” Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Monday.

He made the remarks during a meeting with Oman Deputy Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalifa Al Harthy in Tehran, the capital city of Iran.

Mr. Al Harthy is in Iran to participate in the meeting of the Joint Strategic Consultation Committee.

Our policy is to expand our diplomatic ties with our neighbors, Amir-Abdollahian said, adding that Oman has a special place in Iran’s foreign policy.

Mr. Amir-Abdollahian also talked about efforts to be taken by the two sides in enhancing bilateral and trade relations.

“Countries in the region, especially Iran and Oman, can play an important role to prepare ground for ending the Yemeni crisis,” Mr. Amir-Abdollahian told Mr. Al Harthy.

We are ready to support any efforts to help end Yemen crisis, Mr. Al Harthy said, hoping this crisis will be ended as soon as possible.

Mr. Al Harthy also expressed his country’s supports toward peaceful ways to reduce regional problems.

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