Imran Khan in Iran: Hopes to defuse Saudi tensions

Imran Khan in Iran: Hopes to defuse Saudi tensions
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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has met with Iran’s president in Tehran.
The meeting between Khan and President Hassan Rouhani comes as Pakistan hopes to act as a mediator between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Pakistani officials say they want to correct misunderstandings between the two countries.
Khan is set to travel to Riyadh on Tuesday.

Al Jazeera’s Assed Baig reports from Tehran.

And Abdullah Baabood, a visiting professor with the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore, tells Al Jazeera that there are high hopes for this diplomatic effort from Pakistan.

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