In pictures: Iranian President Rouhani visits Kuwait and Oman

Hassan Rouhani begins a one-day trip to Oman and Kuwait, his first since taking power in 2013
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Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said (L) greets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani upon the latter arrival in Muscat on February 15, 2017. (MOHAMMED MAHJOUB/AFP/Getty Images)
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(Image: KUNA)
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Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said (R) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meet following the latter arrival in Muscat on February 15, 2017. (MOHAMMED MAHJOUB/AFP/Getty Images)
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Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said (C) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani review the honour guard upon the latter arrival in Muscat on February 15, 2017. (MOHAMMED MAHJOUB/AFP/Getty Images)
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"The basis of the policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran is always good neighbourly relations with neighbours and the security of the Persian Gulf," Rouhani said, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). (Image: KUNA)
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Rouhani also said there should be greater unity between Shi’ites and Sunnis, saying they had "coexisted side by side peacefully for hundreds of years", IRNA reported. (Image: KUNA)
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(Image: ONA)
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Kuwait’s foreign minister made a rare visit to Tehran in late January and called for frank dialogue between Iran and its regional neighbors. (Image: KUNA)
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Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates recalled their envoys in a show of solidarity with Riyadh, but Oman only expressed regret over the attack, highlighting its better ties. (Image: KUNA)
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country sought good relations with its Gulf Arab neighbours as he began a one-day trip to Oman and Kuwait on Wednesday, his first since taking power in 2013. (Image: ONA)
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Saudi Arabia and Bahrain cut diplomatic relations with Iran in January 2016 after protesters torched the Saudi embassy in Tehran. (Image: ONA)