MOSCOW, January 4. Russia is ready to invite the foreign Ministers of Saudi Arabia and Iran in Moscow for talks. This was stated by a source in the Russian foreign Ministry.
“We are ready to invite the foreign Ministers of Saudi Arabia and Iran in Moscow, he said. – If you have the willingness and desire of our partners in Iran and Saudi Arabia, our initiative remains on the table.”
The execution of preacher
The Ministry of internal Affairs of Saudi Arabia announced Saturday the execution of 47 people accused of terrorism.
Penalty Shia preacher in Saudi Arabia has led to mass protests
Protesters broke into the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Tehran
Iran’s foreign Minister Riyadh may not cover the execution of a religious leader by the break of diplomatic relations
Among them were an-Nimr – one of the main promoters of the movement for equality and constitutional reform, against discrimination of the Shiite minority living in the East of the Kingdom.
The preacher was arrested on 8 July 2012 on charges of inciting mass protests and riots. The court’s decision was rendered in October 2014.
The break of diplomatic relations Riyadh and Tehran
January 2 evening, crowds of Iranian protesters enraged by death in Saudi Arabia Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, burst onto the territory of the Embassy in Tehran and consulates in Mashhad and caused material damage to diplomatic missions.
Iranian foreign Minister: the break of diplomatic relations with Tehran, Riyadh is trying to solve internal problems
Iranian peaceful means, the police forced the demonstrators to leave the territory of diplomatic missions. None of the Saudi diplomats were injured. The next day, Iranian police arrested 38 suspects in the attacks.
The attack on the Saudi Embassy was the reason for what the foreign Minister of the Kingdom announced on 3 January.
Saudi authorities executed 47 people accused of terrorism