• Sat / 18 May 2019 / 10:46
  • Category: Politics
  • News Code: 98022814450
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FM Zarif meets Chinese counterpart in Beijing

FM Zarif meets Chinese counterpart in Beijing

Tehran (ISNA) - Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, met in Beijing on Friday night to discuss issues of mutual interest as well as regional and international affairs.

Zarif arrived in China on Friday for political talks and consultations over mutual ties as well as the most significant regional and international developments including the Iran nuclear deal and the US destabilizing measures.

During the meeting, both sides highlighted the historic and strategic relationship between the two countries and stressed the need to expand ties in areas of politics, economy, trade, culture, energy, fighting terrorism and other areas of interest.

The Chinese foreign minister described the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as a significant achievement of diplomacy and a symbol of multilateralism.

He also rejected unilateralism in all forms and underlined China’s resolve to work with Iran and the global community to preserve this important international achievement.

Latest regional developments including those in the Persian Gulf, Northern Africa and Latin America were among other topics discussed by Zarif and Wang Yi in the meeting.

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