Sudan and Iran Resume Diplomatic Relations Severed 7 Years Ago, Promising to "Open Embassies Soon"

October 9, 2023


Jack Jeffrey


Associated Press

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  • Saudi Arabia
  • Sudan

Iran and Sudan announced they would restore diplomatic relations. Sudan had severed ties with Iran in 2016 after protestors stormed the Saudi embassy in Tehran. Iran and Saudi Arabia agreed to restore relations seven months ago, in an agreement brokered by China.