Russia says ready to act as intermediary in Iran-Saudi dispute: Agencies

Russia says ready to act as intermediary in Iran-Saudi dispute: Agencies
Saudi Shiite cleric and anti-government protest leader, Nimr al-Nimr in the portrait.
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MOSCOW - Russia is ready to act as an intermediary to help settle the dispute between Iran and Saudi Arabia, Russian news agencies reported on Monday citing an anonymous Foreign Ministry source.

"As friends we would be ready to play, if it is demanded, an intermediary role in ... settling the existing contradictions and any new ones that arise between these two countries," RIA cited the source as saying.

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