Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the comments in a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers in the Sultanate of Oman Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al-Said on Monday on a visit to Muscat.
Referring to the historical, continuous and strategic relations between the two countries, Amir-Abdollahian attached great importance to the role of the late Sultan Qaboos in the formation of [privelged] relations between the two countries and emphasized the continuation of relations between Tehran and Muscat during the time of Sultan Haitham.
He thanked the presence of an Omani delegation at President Ebrahim Raeisi’s inauguration ceremony in Tehran last August.
The top Iranian diplomat described Oman as one of the top priorities for Iran in developing its regional cooperation in various political, economic and cultural fields.
The foreign minister also explained new Iranian administration’s approach to increasing cooperation with the countries of the Persian Gulf region within the framework of good neighborhood policy, emphasizing the absence of any restrictions and exceptions in establishing good relations with regional countries.
Explaining the latest developments in the Vienna talks between Iran and the P4+1, Amir-Abdollahian underscored Iran’s insistence onthe need to take practical and constructive steps. He also pointed out Iran’s goodwill and seriousness to reach a good agreement in the talks.