Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a press conference with his Danish counterpart Kristian Jensen after their talks in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
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Iran warned Saudi Arabia to stop working against it on Wednesday as their diplomatic crisis intensified despite efforts to defuse a row that has raised fears of regional instability.In the latest salvo in a dispute that has seen Saudi Arabia and some of its Sunni Arab allies cut ties with Tehran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Riyadh must end its prolonged efforts to confront Iran.The row between Saudi Arabia, the main Sunni power, and Shiite-dominated Iran erupted following Riyadh's execution on Saturday of prominent Shiite cleric and activist Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.His death sparked Shiite demonstrations in many countries including Iran, where protesters stormed and set fire to the Saudi embassy in Tehran and the kingdom's consulate in second city Mashhad.Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Iran is crucial in resolving a range of issues in the Middle East, where they are often on opposing sides.In Syria, Iran is supporting the government of President Bashar Assad against rebel groups, some backed by Saudi Arabia. - Iran 'never sought tension' --
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