Tehran (IP) - Iran's Foreign Minister in a meeting with his Chinese counterpart on Friday talked about mutual and international issues.

Iran PressAsia: Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi discussed various issues in a meeting in Beijing in different political, economic, trade, consular, and cultural fields.

Amir-Abdollahian and Wang Yi talk about the latest 25-year cooperation agreement between Tehran and Beijing and Vienna talks on lifting Iran sanctions.

Amir-Abdollahian congratulated the arrival of the Chinese New Year Tiger and conveyed the warm greetings of Iranian President Raeisi to President Xi and handed over a written message from the Iranian President to his Chinese counterpart.

Voicing Iran's support for the One-China policy, he announced Tehran's readiness for the all-out development of relations.

The top Iranian diplomat also thanked China for its constructive cooperation in providing more than 110 million doses of vaccine to Iran.

Elsewhere in his remarks, the Iranian Foreign Minister pointed to the approval of President Ebrahim Raisi's administration to open the Chinese Consulate General in Bandar Abbas city in southern Iran, expressing hope that this would facilitate trade relations between the two countries.

Amir-Abdollahian said Tehran is determined to implement all infrastructural agreements with Beijing.

He stressed that expanding cooperation with its neighbors and friendly countries in the region is one of the priorities for the Iranian government.

The Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, for his part, voiced Beijing's readiness to develop cooperation in the fields of financing, energy, banking and culture and art, despite the illegal sanctions against the Iranian people.

While announcing China's full support for Iran's rational stance against the US bullying policies in the Iran Nuclear Deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Yi said that Beijing will continue to support Iran's position in Vienna talks and stressed that the US must make up for its mistake in leaving deal.

Attaching great importance to the 25-year cooperation document signed between Iran and Chine in 2020, the Chinese side considered both parties' decision to implement the document as an important event that lays the ground for a fundamental change in the relations.

Heading a high-ranking delegation, the Iranian Foreign Minister traveled to China on Thursday, responding to a previous invitation by his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.


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