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Masqat:

see MuscatMuscat,
 Maskat,
or Masqat
, city (1993 pop. 533,774), capital of Oman, SE Arabia, on the Gulf of Oman. It is flanked by rugged mountains. Muscat, which has a fine harbor, was seized by the Portuguese Afonso de Albuquerque in 1508 and kept by Portugal
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, Oman.
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Facilitation at the Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC) Abdul Wahab Abdulkarim Al Balushistressed the importance of increasing number of flights between Damascus and Masqat.
The Director of Masqat Stock Exchange, Ahmed Al Marhoon, has pledged to provide the required technical and technological assisatnce in this regard.
The US explicitly said in the Masqat meeting that Saudi Arabia plays no political role in the Yemen crisis and it should stop its aggression against Yemen after arriving at the needed agreements in Geneva," he added.
He was to travel by Oman airline flight WY-346 from Islamabad to Masqat.
Al Jismi participated in last year's Masqat Festival, drawing over a quarter of a million fans.
The Kuwaiti al-Shahed news website quoted sources close to Ansarullah delegation in Masqat that an agreement was made among the Yemeni groups to form a military council to be headed by a third-party impartial military officer to save Yemen.
In a meeting with Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi in Masqat earlier this month, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif welcomed Oman's role in settlingregional issues and declared Tehran's readiness toengagein closer cooperation with Masqat over the crisis in Yemen.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif thanked Oman for its special role in the recent nuclear talks between Tehran and the world powers, and underlined his country's willingness to develop all-out cooperation with Masqat.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian is in the Omani capital, Masqat, to confer on the latest regional and international developments, and explore new ways of promoting mutual cooperation.
Salami touched upon the significant geopolitical position of Iran and Oman as the two countries that are located in the two sides of the world's most strategic energy waterway (the Strait of Hormuz), and said Tehran and Masqat enjoy a friendly relations based on mutual respect, unity and religious solidarity as well as good-neighboring policy and religious values.
He also underlined the necessity for the further development of naval cooperation between Tehran and Masqat.
The remarks were made after the 15th Joint Economic Commission of Iran and Oman meeting in Masqat on Wednesday, headed by the two ministers.