Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir speaks during a press conference held at Saudi Foreign Ministry press hall, on January 3, 2016 in Riyadh. / AFP / Ahmed FARWAN
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Saudi Arabia's foreign minister arrives in Pakistan Thursday, where he will meet leaders of a government keen to defuse spiraling sectarian tension between the Sunni-majority kingdom and Shiite Iran.Pakistan, which has a large Shiite minority, has sought to avoid taking sides as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif tries to stem sectarian violence at home and boost economic ties with both Saudi Arabia and Iran.The visit comes after Pakistan last month distanced itself from an anti-Islamic State coalition announced by Saudi Arabia, which had named Pakistan as a member.
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