Mustafa al-Saray – Director of Political Studies at Al Bayan Center for planning and studies

The Iranian–Saudi agreement on 10 March last year was a major turning point in terms of bilateral relations, regional relations, and international reactions.
This agreement, which took place under Chinese auspices, and Iraqi gestures, was the most prominent event in the geopolitical transformations in the region, as the agreement between the rival poles was a step towards redrawing the region in terms of security, political and economic, as well as international variables that contribute to the stabilization of relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia in redrawing them in the region, especially since the agreement was sponsored and guaranteed by China, the most prominent international player in the Middle East region who is trying to fill the American vacuum.
These variables contributed to the formulation of another form of Iraqi-Iranian relations – Iraq has been considered an arena for competition and conflict between the two regional poles in all forms, political, economic, security, and even cultural, which in turn generated a state of general internal and regional instability for Iraq, especially in the nature of dealing and the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and based on the importance of studying the nature of trilateral relations in light of the changes taking place in the region, especially after the events of the Al-Aqsa flood and the escalation of the war in Gaza, Al Bayan Center for planning and studies held a dialogue session for a group of foreign policy decision makers and former deputies in the Iraqi Council of Representatives.
The aim of this session is to discuss the post – mediation Iraqi-Iranian-Saudi relations in light of the ongoing changes in the region, this paper is a summary of what was put forward and discussed at the session, through which we tried to establish opinions, proposals and readings in trilateral relations.

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