TEHRAN

Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani is slated to visit Iran on Saturday, according to the Iranian Foreign Ministry.

During his visit to Tehran, the top Qatari diplomat will hold talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Twitter.

The Doha-based Al Jazeera television, citing sources, said the Qatari minister was due to arrive in Tehran, without giving further details.

There was no comment from Qatari authorities on the visit, which comes one day after top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani was killed in a U.S. drone attack in Iraq.

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