TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (Press Shia) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson has told a press conference President Rouhani’s tour of Persian Gulf countries have been fruitful.

Mr. Bahram Ghasemi is currently speaking to the press in his weekly press conference held usually on Mondays. His primary focus was on Mr. Rouhani’s tour of Oman and Kuwait where Ghasemi believed president received a lavish welcome, as an indication that Iran’s relations with these two countries had been cordial; “Iran’s foreign policy pursues a friendly relations and constructive ties with the neighbors; there is excellent ground for cooperation and diplomacy with Oman and Kuwait, as Mr. Rouhani’s visit provides testament,” he told reporters.

Ghasemi then turned to relations with Saudi Arabia; “an Iranian delegation will visit Saudi capital of Riyadh this week to discuss prospects of hajj pilgrimage with Saudi officials; the visit is by an official invitation by Saudi sides,” the spokesperson said.