2001 News Story

Bin Jubair meets with Iranian President

Chairman of the Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) Sheikh Muhammad bin Jubair was received today in Tehran by President of Iran Muhammad Khatami, who reiterated the desire of both Saudi Arabia and Iran to enhance bilateral relations, pointing out that he had met three times within the year with Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. Sheikh bin Jubair agreed on the importance of these joint consultations, which benefit not only mutual interests but the Islamic World as a whole, adding that one of the Kingdom's major concerns is the Palestinian cause.