TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah arrived in Iran's capital Tehran on Wednesday to discuss relations with Iranian officials, IRNA news agency reported.
Al-Sabah is scheduled to hold talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad-Javad Zarif to discuss bilateral relations, as well as the latest regional and international developments.
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Qasemi, said Wednesday the one-day visit by the Kuwaiti foreign minister is part of regular diplomatic meetings between the two neighbors, which have been in close contact for a long time.
As two age-old neighbors with a lot in common, Iran and Kuwait have always had interaction and consultations in the past, he said, adding that Al-Sabah carries a message from Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Earlier, Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said the Kuwaiti foreign minister's visit to Tehran is aimed at discussing ties and regional developments with Tehran.
Also, Al-Sabah visits Tehran to prepare the ground for a meeting between Iran and the Persian Gulf Arab states.