Saudi FM softens tone in dealing with Iran

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir has said that his country is seeking to have friendly ties with Iran, in a dramatic change of tone by the Saudi top diplomat,, an UAE news website, reported.
Al-Jubeir wrote on his Twitter page that Iran is an Islamic neighboring country with an old history and civilization, calling for improvement of ties with Iran, according to the same source.
It came after the Saudi foreign minister repeatedly made comments far below diplomatic protocols. Ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia soured because of the latter’s aggression against Yemen, support for terrorist groups such as ISIS and [its negligence over] the Mina tragedy.