1998 News Story

Prince Saudi Al-Faisal visits Iran

Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal arrived in Tehran today on an official two-day visit to Iran.  In a statement on his arrival, Prince Saud said:  "We are looking at building bonds of confidence and cooperation between the two countries", and noted that the exchange of visits by Saudi and Iranian officials reflects the political will of both countries.  He added that he was happy to be visiting Iran and looked forward to fruitful meetings, saying: "I convey from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Ibn Abdul Aziz to Iranian President Muhammad Khatemi a message of friendship that reiterates concern to develop bilateral relations."