During his one-day visit to Muscat on Monday, Amirabdollahian held a meeting with Mohammed Abdulsalam, who is the chief negotiator of Yemen’s National Salvation Government.
The top Iranian diplomat expressed regret over the continuation of the war imposed on the Yemeni people and stressed the need for an end to the country’s siege and war.
He said the current problems in Yemen should be settled through diplomatic channels in cooperation with all Yemenis, adding that the country’s political future can be determined only through intra-Yemeni talks.
Abdulsalam, for his part, extended his condolences to the Iranian government and people over the passing away of Iran’s Ambassador to Sana’a Hassan Irloo due to COVID-19 infection.
He hailed Iran’s support for the Yemeni people and briefed the Iranian foreign minister on the latest developments in the war-ravaged country, Press TV reported.
Saudi Arabia and a number of its regional allies, including the United Arab Emirates, launched the brutal war against Yemen in March 2015 to eliminate Yemen’s…