News ID: 251719
Published: 0309 GMT April 21, 2019

Ambassador hails considerable growth in Iran-China ties

Ambassador hails considerable growth in Iran-China ties

The Iranian ambassador to China said that Tehran-Beijing ties have seen a considerable leap in previous months.

"Iran's relations with China are good and there's been a considerable leap in our ties," said Iran's envoy to China Mohammad Keshavarz-Zadeh, addressing a group of Iranian businessmen residing in China on Saturday, APP reported.

The official said there have been high-level talks and meetings between Iranian and Chinese authorities, including a recent visit to China by Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani as well as Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

"Through the positive efforts of both countries we will witness more development than before in our bilateral ties including various sectors such as economic, political and cultural affairs".

He stressed that Iranian businessmen could play an important role in strengthening the economic relations between Iran and China.

The Iranian ambassador stressed that he would try to resolve banking and financial problems that have caused few problems for bilateral trade.

Iran's Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Farhad Dejpasand traveled in March to China to discuss ways of promoting bilateral trade.

Dejpasand arrived in Beijing on March 18 at the head of a high-ranking delegation to take part in the 17th meeting of the Iran-China joint economic commission.

During the visit, officials of the two countries discussed ways of boosting economic cooperation in various areas, including investment, commerce, banking, energy and agriculture.

The Iranian minister held talks with his Chinese counterpart Liu Kun as well as Iranian businessmen.

Iran and China enjoy enhanced ties and share close positions on regional and international issues.


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