In a meeting with the Iranian Foreign Minister on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, the Chinese Foreign Minister said that his country fully supports Iran's Iran's permanent membership in SCO.

Iran PressAsia: Referring to the Asian-oriented foreign policy of the government of Ebrahim Raisi, Amiabdollahian stressed the determination of the Islamic Republic of Iran to advance relations with China based on the  25-year Cooperation Program signed by Tehran and Beijing.

Appreciating the Chinese government's supportive stance toward the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Iranian top diplomat blamed the United States for undermining JCPOA and Iranian nuclear cooperation.

The Chinese Foreign Minister also stressed the importance of Tehran-Beijing's cooperation in international affairs, referring to China's support for Iran's permanent membership in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

Wang Yi considered the implementation of the 25-year cooperation agreement as an important roadmap for bilateral relations.

He stressed China's determination to fully develop relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran referred to the scandalous withdrawal of the United States from Afghanistan as another example of unconstructive US unilateralism in which the adverse effects have been felt by Afghanistan's neighbors.

Amirabdollahian stated that the establishment of an inclusive government in Afghanistan with the participation of all ethnic groups is the only desirable form of the country's political future. 219