MOSCOW, Nov 8 Moscow is ready to mediate Iran's contacts with Saudi Arabia to settle the contradictions, the current problems should be resolved through dialogue, said the special representative of the President of the Russian Federation for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov. for all emerging contradictions and misunderstandings to be resolved at the negotiating table as part of a constructive dialogue,” Bogdanov said in response to a request to comment on the escalation in relations between Riyadh and Tehran.
“We have always been ready and are really making efforts to to play a certain mediating role if it is demanded by our friends in both Riyadh and Tehran,” the deputy minister emphasized.
The Wall Street Journal previously reported that Saudi Arabia had shared intelligence with the United States about “no fugitive attack” from Iran on targets on its territory. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani Chafi said that Western countries are deliberately aggravating the atmosphere against Iran, stating that Tehran is allegedly preparing to strike at Saudi Arabia. On the eve of Iran's special services said they had intercepted a cargo of money and intelligence equipment from Saudi Arabia, it was intended for the rioters in the country.