Pakistan’s prime minister left for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday amid his efforts to ease tensions between Riyadh and Tehran which have deteriorated in recent months following attacks on a Saudi’s oil facility and an Iranian oil tanker.
There are reports that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to visit Iran and Saudi Arabia to defuse tensions in the Persian Gulf which according to political observers would be a huge diplomatic achievement if Islamabad succeeds in its efforts.
The Japanese government hopes to mediate between Iran and the US in an effort to rescue a landmark 2015 international nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), officials said on Thursday.
South Korea says it will seek to mediate high-level talks between the United States and North Korea after Pyongyang threatened to cancel a planned summit between its leader Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump.
The Kuwaiti emir has engaged in shuttle diplomacy to help mediate a solution to the dispute between Qatar on the one side and Saudi Arabia and its allies on the other, the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the Persian Gulf region in years.