February 19, 2019 11:40
News ID: 4367

(Persia Digest) – At a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Iran’s top diplomat pointed to the important relations between China and Iran, underlining that his country has the most important strategic ties in the world with China.

During the meeting which took place at Beijing’s Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, Javad Zarif added: “China is an important country for Iran in its foreign policy.”

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Commenting that he was traveling with Iran’s Parliament Speaker and a high ranking delegation, Zarif reiterated: “This trip is a fresh start for the two countries and indicates Tehran’s strategic view of China.”

Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, also underlined the importance of ties between the two countries at the meeting, saying: “The visit of President Xi Jinping to Iran in January 2016, promoted the level of strategic ties.”

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Persia Digest (PD) reports that Iran’s Parliament Speaker, Ali Larijani, landed in Beijing international airport at the head of a delegation on Tuesday morning local time.

He is accompanied by Iran’s foreign minister, petroleum minister, finance minister, and CBI governor.

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