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If the Saudis are interested in negotiating with Iran; if they pursue the issues of the region at the negotiating table and not by killing people, they will certainly have the Islamic Republic by them, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined.

Responding to a request by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from Iraq and Pakistan to mediate between Iran, the foreign minister went on to say that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has always been ready to cooperate with its neighbors for regional security. We announced this stance officially.

The high-ranking diplomat stated that “in this regard, the President announced the initiative of the Coalition of Hope and the Hormuz Peace Endeavor at the UN General Assembly.

If the Saudis are interested in negotiating with Iran; if they pursue the issues of the region at the negotiating table and not by killing people, they will certainly have the Islamic Republic by them, Zarif underlined.

Iraqi and Pakistani officials have said in recent weeks following the Yemeni attack on Saudi oil facilities that Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has called on Iraqi and Pakistani leaders to talk to their Iranian counterparts about the de-escalation, according to the New York Times.

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