Javad Zarif congratulates Qatar for withstanding Saudi siege

Javad Zarif congratulates Qatar for withstanding Saudi siege

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hailed Qatar for its success in resisting Saudi-led pressure and extortion by a coalition of Arab countries.

Zarif’s congratulation on Tuesday came after Riyadh reached an agreement with Doha to end their three-year feud, by reopening the Saudi airspace as well as land and sea borders to Qatar.

The Iranian Foreign Minister highlighted Tehran’s stabilising role in the region, and warned neighbouring Arab states against stoking tensions, as the administration of outgoing US President Donald Trump serves its final days in office.

Zarif also expressed hope that the same countries would accept Iran’s offer for a strong regional cooperation.

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