Iran stresses deepening of the 25-year bilateral cooperation program with China

Tehran (IP) - Iran's Foreign Minister, in a conversation with his Chinese counterpart, stressed promoting the 25-year bilateral cooperation plan and strengthening mutual support in international affairs.

Iran Press/Iran NewsMohammad Javad Zarif wrote in a tweet on Wednesday that "On the eve of the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival, I am very happy to hold a video meeting with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi." 

The two sides reached a consensus on deepening Iran-China's comprehensive strategic partnership, promoting the 25-year bilateral cooperation plan, and strengthening mutual support in international affairs, Iran's Foreign Minister added.

Referring to the Iran Nuclear Deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Zarif said that the two sides reaffirmed their support for the JCPOA, multilateralism, and international law, and jointly oppose unilateralism and the weakening of the Iranian Nuclear Deal.

He also wished the Chinese a happy Dragon Boat Festival!

The Dragon Boat Festival, which will be celebrated on Thursday, June 25, 2020, is a traditional holiday originating in China, occurring near the summer solstice. The festival now occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month of the traditional Chinese calendar, which is the source of the festival's alternative name, the Double Fifth Festival. 


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