News Code: 133

Date of Release: 2017-08-02

Iranian and Saudi foreign minister shake hands

The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir shook hands on the sidelines of an OIC emergency meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday. Zarif and al-Jubeir shook hands and hugged each other when they were entering the conference hall. According to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), al-Jubeir approached […]

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The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir shook hands on the sidelines of an OIC emergency
meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday.

Zarif and al-Jubeir shook hands and hugged each other when they were entering the conference hall.

According to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), al-Jubeir approached Zarif to shake hand with him and after “hugging him” the two official talked to each other.

Zarif called the behavior of his Saudi counterpart “normal” and in conformity with “diplomatic norms”.

“The reason for this behavior was mutual respect and my old friendship with Mr. al-Jubeir,” Zarif said.

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