Source: Abdul Mahdi to visit Qatar and Kuwait to mediate in the crisis Washington and Tehran
18:11 - 20/05/2019
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A source close to Prime Minister Abdul Mahdi said that the Prime Minister will visit Qatar and Kuwait during the next two days in a tour of the region to complement the visit to Saudi Arabia.
"Russia is among the countries mediating the resolution of the crisis between Washington and Tehran, as well as Qatar, Iraq, Switzerland, Oman and Japan," the source told Sputnik.
The source explained that "the Prime Minister is working to activate this mediation during his visit to Qatar and Kuwait during this week."
The source pointed out that Abdul Mahdi, "visit during the next two days Qatar and Kuwait in a tour of the region, comes to complement the visit to Saudi Arabia."
Omani Foreign Minister Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah visited Tehran on Monday as tension between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States and its Gulf allies escalated.
Oman has contributed in the past to the prelude to negotiations between [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
and the United States.
The minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran said that the Omani minister discussed regional and international issues with his counterpart Mohammed Jawad Zarif, without giving further details. It is not known whether the visit is aimed at reducing tension between [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
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