Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has invited Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to visit Riyadh, an Iranian official says.
Iran president welcomes Saudi king’s visit invitation
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has received an invitation from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to visit the kingdom after the long-time regional rivals agreed to restore ties and re-open embassies.
Mohammad Jamshidi, the Iranian president’s deputy chief of staff, tweeted on Sunday that Raisi welcomed and accepted the invitation.
Raisi and King Salman will discuss the “the strengthening of economic and regional co-operation” during their talks in Riyadh, Jamshidi wrote.
A date for the visit was not given.