Jan 14, 2022, 8:35 PM
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Iran, China call for broadening of bilateral ties

Tehran, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, in a meeting on Friday, underlined the need to expand mutual cooperation in different fields.

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian arrived in China Thursday afternoon to hold talks with Chinese authorities.

Heading a high-ranking political delegation, Amirabdollahian landed at Wuxi Airport in Jiangsu Province, China.

During today's meeting, the Iranian and Chinese foreign ministers explored avenues for bolstering bilateral relations in various areas such as political, economic, trade, consular and cultural issues.

Iranian Foreign Minister expressed Tehran's readiness to develop all-out ties with China.

Amirabdollahian praised China's constructive cooperation in providing more than 110 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

Touching on Iran’s approval on opening of Chinese consulate general in Bandar Abbas, he expressed hope that the move would facilitate the interactions and commercial ties between the two countries.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, for his part, emphasized Beijing's readiness to develop cooperation in the field of financing, energy, banking, and culture despite unlawful sanctions imposed against Iranians.

Referring to China's full support of Iran's logical stance towards the American policy in JCPOA, he said that China will support Iranian positions in Vianna talks.

The United States must compensate for its withdrawal from the JCPOA, he further noted.

The Chinese side considered the importance of Iran-China 25-year strategic cooperation program, terming the agreement of the parties to start implementing the document as an important event that will pave the way for creation of turning point in bilateral relations.


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