Omani foreign minister makes the case for dialogue

Issue 1116 - 10 Dec 2020

Foreign minister Sayyid Badr Al-Busaidi called for greater dialogue between regional adversaries in wide-ranging comments to the Manama Dialogue meeting in Bahrain on 5 December. In his prepared remarks, the Omani FM told the audience: “If we are to avoid misunderstanding, we must maintain engagement and dialogue with everyone… Exclusion, rejection or blockades are not in our diplomatic repertoire.” Al-Busaidi also praised the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear deal with Iran as “one of the most significant American successes in the region in a long time”.

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