Iran discusses Hajj with Saudi Arabia

Iran and Saudi Arabia continue the negotiation process, and now it is focused on the issue of the possibility of a pilgrimage to Mecca for Iranians, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said today.

"At the moment, we are focused on the issue of the Hajj", he said, answering a question about the current state of negotiations between Iran and Saudi Arabia, TASS reports.

According to consultations that have taken place between the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization of Iran and Saudi institutions and officials, Iranian pilgrims are heading to Mecca.

"Our efforts are focused on ensuring that the Hajj goes smoothly and without incident", he added.

Let us remind you that over the past two years, Tehran and Riyadh have been negotiating on the possibility of normalizing relations, five meetings were held in Baghdad, the last one took place in April 2022.