Jun 11, 2015, 9:35 PM
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Tehran, Beijing share similar views on cyber regulation

Beijing, June 11, IRNA – Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi said on Thursday that Iran and China share similar views toward regulation of the cyber space activities.

Speaking to IRNA, he explained about his talks with Chinese officials including Minister of Cyberspace Administration Lu Wei as constructive.

The Chinese minister of cyberspace administration welcomed expansion of all-out ties with Iran, Vaezi said.

The official urged immediate execution of bilateral agreements, Vaezi noted.

He also said that Iran and China have signed a cooperation agreement in the field of fiber optics.

He added that Tehran and Beijing have good cooperation in the field of information technology, airspace and telecommunication.

Vaezi urged boosting of cooperation between Iran and China in the field of research and joint investment in information and communications technology (ICT).

The official, who is in China to explore grounds for cooperation on communication technology, arrived at northern Chinese city of Wuhan on Wednesday.

Vaezi flew to China at the head of a high-ranking delegation on Monday. He first visited the southern city of Shenzhen where he met and conferred with local officials and visited the communication facilities of the city.

He voiced Tehran's readiness for enhanced cooperation with China on communication technology.

The Iranian delegation arrived in Beijing later on Wednesday night and held talks on Thursday with top-ranking Chinese officials, particularly Miao Wei, the minister of industry and information technology.

The two sides discussed investment opportunities in Iran.

Sharing ICT experiences and improving bilateral cooperation on information technology are among the objectives of Vaezi's visit to China.