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Iran ‘Serious’ in Attempts to Improve Relations with Saudis

Iran is serious in its intention to improve relations with Saudi Arabia, hoping that both sides will try to revive the lost trust, Ali-Akbar Salehi, head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said last week, IRNA reported.

“I believe Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey are three major countries in the region with special positions,” said Salehi, who served as President Ahmadinejad’s foreign minister.

“Saudi Arabia is home to the Qibla (the direction to which Muslims turn when they pray) for 1.5 billion world Muslims; the birth place of our Prophet, and the land for which the hearts of all Muslims beat,” he added.

Of course, the Saudis would appreciate such a neighborly outreach, seeing as they’ve been shaking in their boots at the thought that Iran is soon going to be capable of launching a nuclear strike against them, in addition to those prayers.

“Iran, too, is highly significant geopolitically and Turkey is great from the historical and many other points of the view, and these three countries’ cooperation will be highly important and beneficial,” Salehi noted.

The AEOI chief said nothing about the special relationship these three countries have had with Israel. I checked. That’s even scarier.

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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5 Responses to “Iran ‘Serious’ in Attempts to Improve Relations with Saudis”

  1. Perhaps Iran wants to be the US of the Middle East. That means it wants to be the center of dependent satellite states.

  2. Iran are shiite and Saudi Arabia and Turkey are sunies,friends?, no, they are now killing each other, Persia and Muslems conquest in the Byzantine time.

  3. they don’t want saudi’s to team up with israel

  4. Murad Khan says:

    Shias will be never faithful to Muslims this is seed bowed by Jews

  5. did you know hezbullah is actually a unit of syrian army???

    now do you understand why the war against syria and hezbullah????

    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/177270#.UvmVJ2ds3eQ

    its nothing to do with shia sunni….

    its all about israels need to expand into lebanon…and as long as hezbollah is there, they cant go into lebanon…and only way to wipe hezbullah out is to wipe out syria…

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