Sep 26, 2018, 4:28 PM
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China lauds Beijing-Tehran opportunities to boost cultural ties

Beijing, Sept 26, IRNA - The People's Republic of China and the Islamic Republic of Iran enjoy unique opportunities to boost bilateral relations, including cultural ties, spokesman for China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism said on Wednesday.

In an interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), Du Jiang pointed to the capabilities of the two countries in various fields and said China is willing to work closely with Iran in tourism and cultural areas.

He referred to the Silk Road festival in China and attached great importance to the presence of other countries, especially Iran, which has close ties with China, in such events.

Du Jiang emphasized Iranian institutions and companies can participate in various events and festivals in China and showcase their abilities.

He described as growing China-Iran ties and said holding Silk Road festivals and conferences is an opportunity for Beijing and Tehran to enhance exchanges and interactions.

He expressed hope that through the New Silk Road and holding festivals, China and Iran can find new ways for cooperation in tourism and culture.

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