Jan 1, 2014, 8:29 PM
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Zarif says will visit Saudi Arabia at appropriate time

Isfahan, Jan 1, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister said on Wednesday that in order to improve Tehran-Riyadh ties, he will visit Saudi Arabia at the proper time.

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a mourning ceremony to commemorate his late mother in Isfahan, Zarif said that improved relations with the Persian Gulf littoral countries is top priority of Iran's foreign policy.

He expressed hope that Iran would build excellent relations with Persian Gulf countries.

Elsewhere in his remarks, Zarif said the Foreign Ministry is ready to cooperate with the private sector to introduce handicrafts and artistic works of Isfahan province to the world.

He said that foreign officials visiting Iran are willing to see Iranian cultural works, particularly those in Isfahan province.

He said that Foreign Ministry is working to upgrade relations with with other countries and exchange of visits by senior officials will play an important role to promote cooperation with foreign countries and tourism in the country.