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Iranian, Saudi FMs meet in Jordan after months of stalled dialogue

The Iranian-Saudi dialogue stalled earlier this year amid the protests in Iran and political tensions in Iraq.
Dignitaries pose together in a photo at the start of the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership.

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met with his Saudi counterpart, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, in Jordan Wednesday. 

The two top diplomats are in the country for the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership. The summit, which is being held for the second time, deals with stability in Iraq and also aims to address regional security issues. Amir-Abdollahian tweeted in Arabic that he met the foreign ministers of Jordan, Iraq, Qatar, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia at the event. 

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