During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations as well as developments in the region, especially the escalation in the besieged Gaza Strip. Speaking on the occasion, the Crown Prince underlined "Saudi Arabia’s unequivocal rejection of this fierce war against the brotherly Palestinian people, and emphasized the urgent need to immediately halt military operations", the news site
The meeting was attended by Saudi Minister of Defense Prince Khalid bin Salman, Minister of State, Member of the Cabinet, and National Security Adviser Dr. Musaed Al-Aiban, Minister of State and Cabinet Member for Shoura Council Affairs Dr. Essam bin Saad bin Saeed, and Secretary to the Crown Prince Dr. Bandar Al-Rasheed.
This was the first visit of President Raisi to Saudi Arabia after assuming office in August 2021. Diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran were reinstated in March 2023, leading to the exchange of diplomatic missions and the reopening of embassies in both capitals.