Speaker Nabih Berri meets with a parliamentary delegation on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (The Daily Star/Lebanon Parliament)
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Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri Wednesday expressed hope that talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran would ward off threats facing the region.Another way to deal with terrorism, according to Berri, was to "open a window for Saudi-Iranian rapprochement".His comments came after Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian held what he called a "positive and constructive" meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal in Riyadh Tuesday as the two regional rivals seek to counter Islamist militants in Iraq.
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