Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Ahmed Aboul Gheit
In a Twitter post late on Saturday, Aboul Gheit said that a recent agreement reached in China between Iran and Saudi Arabia would end a “state of escalation” between the two countries that had lasted for more than seven years.
The LA chief described the rapprochement between Saudi Arabia and Iran as a step toward a new phase in relations between the two countries, adding that the move would also contribute to regional stability.
He also hailed efforts by Iraq, China and the Sultanate of Oman to work out a deal political deal between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
On March 10, Iran and Saudi Arabia released a statement in Beijing announcing they had reached an agreement on re-opening their embassies to resume diplomatic ties after seven years.