President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Haitham bin Tariq on assuming the throne as the new Sultan of Oman, hoping for the development of ties between Tehran and Muscat.
Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif and Oman’s new sultan, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, held talks in the capital, Muscat, on issues of mutual interest.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the death of Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said was a "loss for the region" and expressed hope that relations between Tehran and Muscat will further increase under his successor.
Oman has named Haitham bin Tariq al-Said as the country's new ruler after the death of his cousin Sultan Qaboos bin Said al-Said.
Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said dies at the age of 79 after around half a century at the helm of the state amid a battle with resurgent colorectal cancer.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Zionist regime will soon have normal ties and formal peace agreements with a number of Arab countries.
Recent reports suggest that Oman is preparing for a process to appoint a successor to its ailing sultan, who has been suffering from resurgent colorectal cancer.
During a visit to Muscat, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Omani officials and the spokesman of Yemen's Ansarullah movement.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for efforts to promote economic cooperation with the Sultanate of Oman.
Top officials from Iran and Oman met in Tehran to explore avenues for the enhancement of bilateral trade ties between the two Muslim neighbors.