Foreign Minister of Iran Hossein Amirabdollahian is travelling to the UAE today, Report informs, citing Reuters.

Iranian state media said Amirabdollahian had left Tehran to pay respects to the Gulf country’s late President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed who died on Friday.

Amirabdollahian’s visit is the highest-level trip by an Iranian official to the Gulf country since Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a deadly strike on the United Arab Emirates in January.