Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran is ready to boost its strategic relations with China, particularly in the economic sphere.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani described Iran and China as the havens of Asia, and called for development of Tehran-Beijing ties in all fields.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will pay official visits to India, China, and Japan in the coming days.
A senior Iranian MP says the country has purchased the most advanced type of Russian fighter jet which is only sold to the Russian army.
Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati hailed the growing relations between Tehran and Beijing, saying it is important to further develop the ties to strategic levels.
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri voiced the country’s willingness to hold joint military exercises with China, highlighting the resolve to develop “strategic relations” between Tehran and Beijing.
President Hassan Rouhani in a message congratulated Chinese President, government and nation on the country's 67th founding anniversary.