Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Iran in the next few days, Spokesperson for Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
In his trip to the region from February 12 to 16, Wang will also visit Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates.
Hua Chnying said the foreign minister goes to the region at the invitation of National Security Advisor for Pakistan’s Prime Minister and Iranian and Emirati foreign ministers. The spokesperson did not say which country Wang visits first.
Wang’s visit to the region was scheduled to start on Monday but it was postponed.
In his trip, Wang will talk on preparations and finalization of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the Middle East.
International and regional issues including terrorism are among other issues to be discussed in Wang’s visit to the region.