Iranian Foreign Minister Amir Hussein Abdollahian held a phone call with his Emirati counterpart, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, as both discussed common consular and political issues.
In a statement, the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that Abdollahian referred during the call to the Iranian President, Ibrahim Raisi’s emphasis on developing relations with neighboring countries, especially the UAE, and stressed in this context the need for continuous consultation between the two countries.
Abdollahian considered that bilateral relations with the UAE are moving forward and are being strengthened, adding that the Iranian government is determined to continue effective consultation and cooperation with friendly and neighboring countries.
The Iranian foreign minister also invited his Emirati counterpart to visit Iran.
According to the statement, bin Zayed thanked Abdollahian “for establishing strong and continuous relations with the UAE, and considered it an indication of the two countries’ efforts to develop relations.”