2001 News Story

Prince Nayef returns from Iran

Minister of Interior Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz arrived back in the Kingdom today after his official visit to Iran, which, he said, had achieved very good results, with the views of the two sides identical in all that had been discussed in talks that were clear, frank and courteous. He reiterated that there is complete agreement between Saudi Arabia and Iran on having stronger relations and working together.

A joint Saudi-Iranian communiqué was issued at the end of his visit.

Concerning movement of nationals between the two countries, Prince Nayef pointed out that Saudi citizens can easily visit Iran as tourists or on business, and that visits to the Kingdom for Iranians will be facilitated by the umrah establishments that will start functioning next month.