Iran concerned about Sultan Qaboos’ health condition

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Muscat earlier this week for a two-day visit.

He met with Omani officials, notably Minister of the Royal Cabinet Lt-General Sultan Bin Mohammad Al-Numani and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Yusuf Bin Alawi.

He is said to have expressed concerns about Sultan Qaboos’ health condition as well as about the future of Iran’s relations with Oman.

What did he hear in Muscat?

Did he get reassurances?

These key questions and more are answered in the following 326-word report.

[Briefly reproduced in TR Defense Weekly Issue No 26/52 – December 27, 2019]

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