• Tue / 31 December 2019 / 10:48
  • Category: Politics
  • News Code: 98101007216
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1st round of talks between Iranian, Chinese FMs

1st round of talks between Iranian, Chinese FMs

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi held first round of talks in Beijing on Tuesday.

During the meeting, the top diplomats discussed bilateral relations, developments around Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and the most important regional and international issues.

Appreciating China’s support for Iran in the international organizations, Zarif said, “China's support for Iran indicates that the Chinese Government has national resolve to back multilateralism in the international community”.

He criticized US unilateral sanctions against Iran and called on the international community to stand against unilateralism upholding multilateralism in the world order. 

Referring to diplomatic relations between Tehran and Beijing, Zarif said that promoting ties to strategic level indicates resolve of both sides to boost cooperation.

He noted that Iran and China should maintain close ties.

Iranian foreign minister also called for regular consultations with the Chinese government on various issues.

Meanwhile, Yi emphasized reinforcing relations between two countries.

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