Iran and Saudi Arabia have agreed to re-establish diplomatic relations after seven years of hostility. The deal was reached with the help of China.
In a key diplomatic victory, a deal was struck between Iran and Saudi Arabia in Beijing. The deal was brokered between the two powers after four days of Chinese-mediated talks.
Riyadh and Tehran agreed to reopen their embassies and re-establish diplomatic relations. The agreement includes mutual respect for sovereignty and non-interference in internal affairs. The deal also activates a 2001 previously-signed security cooperation and trade agreement.