Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq stands with Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi during a welcoming ceremony in Muscat, Oman, on May 23. Photo: Official Presidential Website / Handout via Reuters
Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq stands with Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi during a welcoming ceremony in Muscat, Oman, on May 23. Photo: Official Presidential Website / Handout via Reuters
Iran

Oman and Iran sign deals to develop two gas pipelines and an oil field along maritime border

  • A deal was reached about two decades ago to allow Iran to supply Oman with gas, but the project never materialised
  • Oman has close political and economic ties with Iran and played a mediating role between Tehran and Washington in the build-up to the original nuclear deal in 2015

Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq stands with Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi during a welcoming ceremony in Muscat, Oman, on May 23. Photo: Official Presidential Website / Handout via Reuters
Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq stands with Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi during a welcoming ceremony in Muscat, Oman, on May 23. Photo: Official Presidential Website / Handout via Reuters
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