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  12/1/2013, Kislev 28, 5774

Iran Wants 'New Page' with Saudis, UAE


Iran is moving to improve relations with Saudi Arabia and end a conflict with the United Arab Emirates over islands in the Persian Gulf, reports Bloomberg news. “We look at Saudi Arabia as a very important and influential country in the region,”

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told reporters today in Kuwait City. Zarif reiterated plans to visit Saudi Arabia but did not provide a date, saying Iran hopes for a “new page” in relations with its neighbors in the Gulf region.