March 13, 2023
DHAKA – Bangladesh has welcomed the resumption of diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
“Bangladesh is a peace loving country and it welcomes the decision to resume the diplomatic ties between the two brotherly countries of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Islamic Republic of Iran,” said Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen in a statement yesterday.
He said Bangladesh believes that it will contribute to reducing tension and conflict in the Gulf region, foster stability, and create the path for durable and sustainable long-term peace for the betterment of the “brotherly peoples in the Middle East region”.
“Bangladesh lauds the role played by China, Iraq, and Oman for facilitating the negotiation, leading to the successful breakthrough,” Momen added.