Saturday, January 25, 2014

Zarif Meets Turki in Davos

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif told a World Economic Forum panel on Friday that he had met Saudi Prince Turki, an influential former intelligence chief and an outspoken critic of President Obama’s Iran policy, earlier that day in Davos. (Reuters, 25 January)

“We want good relations with our neighbors. People should not be concerned,” Zarif told the panel.

The Zarif-Turki meeting is the highest-level gathering between Iranian and Saudi officials since Rouhani came to power.

Photo credit: Prince Turki al-Saud of Saudi Arabia at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. January 24, 2014. (Reuters)

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