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Qatar FM lands in Iran to discuss regional politics-Doha News

The visit It occurs shortly after a new escalation occurs in the ongoing war in Yemen.

Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Tani landed Tehran On Thursday, sources told Al Jazeera to meet with top Iranian officials to strengthen GCC relations.

The visit took place shortly after Sheikh Mohammed called Iran’s counterpart Hossein Amir Abdrahian on Tuesday, during which time bilateral relations and ways to strengthen relations were discussed.

According to the Qatar News Agency, the two officials also discussed “the latest regional development and issues of mutual concern.”

In early January, Amir Abdrahian made an official visit to Qatar as part of a state-of-the-art effort to strengthen relations with neighboring countries in Tehran. During the trip, diplomats meet with Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Tani and his Qatari counterparts to “discuss regional and international development.”

Progress in Vienna is also on the agenda of the conference, and negotiations are still underway to restore the 2015 nuclear deal by lifting U.S. sanctions and suspending Iran’s “problematic” core program. ..

Iranian officials say the nearby World Cup in Qatar will provide an opportunity to confront “Iranophobia”

In recent years, Doha has participated in various conferences and discussions with world powers and has been at the forefront of escalation efforts amid ongoing tensions throughout the region.

The country maintains relations with Iran and previously offered to mediate between Iran and the United States, “I will spare no effort” In the recovery of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Amir Abdrahian also recently visited Oman to discuss political cooperation between Tehran and Muscat. Deputy Sultan Of Oman Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, and various other officials from the Sultanate.

Diplomats from Iran and Oman also took advantage of progress in Yemen, Afghanistan and Palestine, as well as ongoing nuclear negotiations in Vienna to revive JCPOA.

Local tension “ongoing”

Since the GCC settlement, Qatar has offered mediation between Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran, and between Abu Dhabi, Tehran and Ankara.

In December 2021, UAE’s Supreme National Security Adviser, Sheikh Tahunoon Bin Zayed Arnachan, visited Iran to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries. This is a move that suggests the melting of the relationship between Tehran and Abu Dhabi.

United Arab Emirates diplomatic adviser Anwar Gargash also said his country “is taking steps towards diplomacy to ease tensions with Iran as part of its policy choices away from conflict.” ..

Despite discussions and visits between GCC countries in recent months, Iran’s recent Houthi missile attack on the UAE seems to have sparked yet another regional debate.

Doha’s visit to Tehran may include discussions about Yemen’s long-running war, but nothing has been confirmed yet.

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