New Ambassadors Sworn in Before King Salman

In front of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, ambassadors designate to Organization of Islamic Cooperation, European Union, Iraq and Lebanon are sworn-in (SPA)
In front of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, ambassadors designate to Organization of Islamic Cooperation, European Union, Iraq and Lebanon are sworn-in (SPA)
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New Ambassadors Sworn in Before King Salman

In front of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, ambassadors designate to Organization of Islamic Cooperation, European Union, Iraq and Lebanon are sworn-in (SPA)
In front of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, ambassadors designate to Organization of Islamic Cooperation, European Union, Iraq and Lebanon are sworn-in (SPA)

A number of Saudi ambassadors newly designated to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the European Union, and Republics of Iraq and Lebanon were sworn-in before the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman at al-Yamamah Palace.

They included the Kingdom's Permanent Representative to OIC Dr. Zuhair bin Mohammed al-Idrisi, Kingdom's Permanent Representative to EU Saad bin Mohammed al-Arifi, Saudi Ambassador to Iraq Abdulaziz bin Khalid al-Shammari and Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid bin Mohammed al-Yaqoub.

During the ceremony, the ambassadors said: "I swear by Allah Almighty to be loyal to my religion, King and country, not to divulge a secret of the State's secrets, to maintain its interests and regulations at home and abroad, and perform my work with honesty, sincerity and integrity."

Then, Saudi Ambassador to the Russian Federation Raed bin Khalid al-Qarmali and the ambassadors greeted the King and listened to his directives.

The swearing-in ceremony was attended by Minister of Interior Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State and Cabinet's Member Musaed al-Aiban and Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir.  



Bahrain, Iran Agree to Kick Off Talks to Restore Ties 

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani meets with his acting Iranian counterpart Bagheri Kani in Tehran on Sunday. (BNA)
Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani meets with his acting Iranian counterpart Bagheri Kani in Tehran on Sunday. (BNA)
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Bahrain, Iran Agree to Kick Off Talks to Restore Ties 

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani meets with his acting Iranian counterpart Bagheri Kani in Tehran on Sunday. (BNA)
Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani meets with his acting Iranian counterpart Bagheri Kani in Tehran on Sunday. (BNA)

Bahrain and Iran agreed on Sunday to set up the required mechanisms to initiate talks between them to discuss the resumption of political relations between them.

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani held talks in Tehran on Sunday with his acting Iranian counterpart Bagheri Kani, reported Bahrain’s state news agency (BNA).

Zayani was in Iran to attend the Asia Cooperation Dialogue meeting at Kani’s invitation.

The FMs held bilateral talks within “the framework of the fraternal historical relations” between Bahrain and Iran and “the bonds of religion, neighborliness, joint history and common interests that connect them,” added BNA.