Iranian president to visit Qatar, vows cooperation with Gulf states

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi gestured during a ceremony before Friday prayer ceremony on the occasion 43rd anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution at the Mosalah mosque in Tehran, on February 11, 2022. /CFP

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said Monday that he hopes to strengthen relations with Gulf states and added that his visit to Qatar is the beginning of prioritizing neighboring countries in foreign policy, reported Al-Jazeera.

He added that Iran would hold negotiations with Qatar on the economy and the energy sector.