Saudi-Iran discussions occurred ‘more than once’ in Iraq
Salih announced this new in reply to a question during a video interview with the Beirut Institute, without providing any further information, according to a Reuters report.
Iran and Saudi Arabia, who broke off official relations in 2016, have been engaged in a series of proxy conflicts, some of them involving governments and armed groups in the Middle East and North Africa.
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The news comes amid a thaw in tensions between Iran and Western powers.
Iran has recently been participating in the indirect Vienna discussions aiming for a return to a 2015 deal with Western powers on its nuclear programme, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).