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Iran Open to Saudi Talks as Iraq Pushes Mediation to Ease Feud

  • Iran says has always welcomed dialog with the Gulf kingdom
  • Better ties could help diplomacy over Iran’s nuclear program
Iranian national flags fly near a major highway through Tehran.

Photographer: Ali Mohammadi/Bloomberg

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Iran said on Monday it would welcome any talks with Saudi Arabia after Iraq intensified its mediation between the feuding Middle Eastern powers at a critical juncture.