Rouhani just tweeted that he was, “Looking forward to productive meetings during the 2-day visit. Priority: region's peace & stability.” (Twitter/@HassanRouhani, 12 March)
Muscat has been the site of secret talks between Iranian and American officials prior to Geneva agreement and Sultan Qaboos has on many occasions played intermediary role between Iran and the U.S. He was the first head of state to visit Tehran after Rouhani took office, said to convey personal message from President Obama.
Photo credit: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arriving at Muscat airport, 12 March 2014. IRNA