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Iran denies receiving Saudi invite for hajj talks

TEHRAN: Iran has denied receiving any invitation from Saudi Arabia for talks on the hajj after a row between the arch-foes saw its pilgrims stay at home last year. The Al-Hayat daily reported on Friday that Saudi pilgrims minister Mohammed Bentin had opened discussions with more than 80 countries, including Iran, to work out the details of the 2017 hajj. "No invitation from Saudi Arabia has been received by Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organisation or the foreign ministry," the head of the Hajj Organisation, Hamid…