Feb 19, 2019, 12:01 PM
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Iran's Parliament speaker in China for talks

Beijing, Feb 19, IRNA – Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani is visiting China to hold meetings with high-ranking Chinese officials.

Larijani is in China upon an official invitation by his Chinese counterpart Li Zhanshu. He was received by Iran's Ambassador Mohammad Keshavarzzadeh and head of Iran-China friendship group, Lee Shoe Young, at Chinese Parliament at Beijing's airport Monday night.

Some Iranian ministers and senior officials, including Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif, Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh, Finance Minister Farhad Dejpasand and Governor of Central Bank Abdolnaser Hemmati are accompanying Larijani in the visit.

Meeting Li Zhanshu, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and talking with members of the friendship group are on the itinerary of the Iranian delegation.


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