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Saudi and Iranian foreign ministers meet in Jeddah

Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal met today with Dr. Kamal Kharrazi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Following the meeting, he reported that the talks had focused on bilateral relations.  He said there was no discussion of the issue of the U.S. accusation that Iranian officials were involved in the Al-Khobar bombing, adding that investigation into that incident is still in progress by the Ministry of Interior, and any statement on this matter would come from the authorities concerned.