Saudi Arabia says Switzerland to handle its consular affairs in Iran

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Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir delivers a statement after a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the State Department in Washington, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Switzerland will handle Saudi Arabia\’s consular affairs in Iran and will facilitate Iranian pilgrims coming to the kingdom, Saudi Arabia\’s foreign minister said on Sunday, following a diplomatic dispute between Riyadh and Tehran.
"Switzerland offered to … handle the (consular) interests of Saudi Arabia in Iran, and we in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia appreciated that and accepted," Adel al-Jubeir told a joint news conference with his Swiss counterpart.
He also said, however, there was no need for mediation in its rift with Iran.
SOURCE: REUTERS

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