Jan 14, 2022, 1:56 PM
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China, Iran discuss strategic issues: FM Amirabdollahian 

Tehran, IRNA – Strategic issues, which have been put on the agenda of China and Iran, have created a new literature in official correspondence between presidents of both countries, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian believes.

The Iranian FM, who stays in Beijing for an official visit, said on Friday that he had phone calls and meetings with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi more than seven times in last four months, and that presidents of both countries have held talks, indicating that the two nations attach importance to expansion of relationship.
Pointing to the fact that the new administration in Tehran has helped speed up negotiations and collaborations with Beijing, Amirabdollahian stated that both sides enjoy good coordination in different arenas and they have achieved remarkable progress in line with mutual interests.
“Strategic topics are on the agenda of both countries and these topics have created new literature in correspondence between presidents of both nations,” he noted.
Upon his arrival at Wuxi Airport in China, the Iranian top diplomat said that he plans to hold talks with the Chinese authorities on mutual political ties as well as implementation of agreements between Beijing and Tehran on Iran-China 25-year strategic cooperation program.
The Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between Islamic Republic of Iran and People's Republic of China is a 25-year cooperation agreement on the further development of Iran–China relations signed in Tehran by the Chinese and Iranian foreign ministers on 27 March 2021.
China is to invest 400 billion dollars in Iran's economy over a 25-year period in exchange for a steady supply of Iranian oil.
The Iranian foreign minister, leading a high-ranking delegation, has started the visit to China at an official invitation by his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.
Amirabdollahian is going to discuss the latest situation of Iran-China 25-year strategic cooperation program with his Chinese counterpart in a Friday meeting.


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