Thursday, June 30, 2022

Iran-China Relations

Iran FM to Chinese counterpart: Tehran ready for deal in Vienna

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has expressed hope that diplomatic efforts will result in the signing of a deal in Vienna between Tehran and the P4+1 group of countries Amirabdollahian  was speaking during a telephone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

China reports 25% growth in imports from Iran in early months of 2022

China says its imports from Iran rose by 25 percent in the first four months of 2022, compared to the similar period last year, as the two strategic partners speed up economic cooperation.

China says supports IAEA and Iran in resolving outstanding issues

Beijing supports the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Tehran in resolving outstanding issues of safeguards through dialogue and consultation, a Chinese diplomat says.

China urges US positive respond to Iran nuclear concerns

China has called on the US to respond positively to Iran's "reasonable" concerns on nuclear issues, and promote a smooth conclusion to negotiations as nuclear talks enter their final stage, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Thursday.

President Raisi says Tehran pursuing strategic ties with China

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said Iran will pursue its strategic relations with China regardless of international developments and only based on political trust.

China’s defense chief in Iran for talks on military cooperation

China’s defense minister is paying a visit to Tehran for talks with senior Iranian officials on issues of mutual interest, including the expansion of military relations between the two states.

Chinese defense chief to visit Iran on Wednesday

China’s Defense Minister Wei Feng is going to visit Iran on Wednesday at the head of a high-ranking delegation for talks with his Iranian counterpart Amir Ashtiani.

Value of Iran-China trade increases to $3.85bn in 3 months

The value of trade between Iran and China reached $3.85 billion in the first three months of 2022, up by 18 percent compared with the same period last year, new data show.

China FM calls implementation of Tegran-Beijing strategic agreement 

Chins's foreign minister has called for speeding up the implementation of Tehran-Beijing strategic partnership Agreement.

Iran says concerned over Daesh recruitment in Afghanistan and spread of terror

The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran is seriously concerned over Daesh terror group recruiting inside Afghanistan as well as in some regional countries.

Iran, Pakistan FMs meet on sidelines of Afghanistan forum in China

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has held a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, on the sidelines of a meeting of Afghanistan’s neighbors in China.

Iran condoles with China over deadly plane crash

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh expressed condolences to the bereaved family members of Chinese plane crash victims, government and people of China.

China: Iran has put forward new proposals in Vienna talks

China says Iran has put forward a package of proposals in the Vienna talks aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA.

Iran-China trade hits $14.8bn in 2021

Trade between Iran and China, in 2021, hovered around $ 14.8 billion, of which $6.5 billion accounted for the latter’s imports from its trade partner.

“China and Russia to invest in Iran aviation infrastructure”

The Head of Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company says negotiations are underway with China and Russia for the construction of new airports and supply of parts and systems needed in the aviation sector.

Iran FM congratulates Chinese New Year

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has congratulated China on the occasion of the beginning of the Chinese New Year.

Iran sends New Year Greetings to China

Iran has extended felicitations to China on the occasion of the East Asian state’s Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, which will start on February 1.

China envoy: Parties in Vienna talks working to address differences

China’s chief negotiator in the Vienna talks for revival of the 2015 nuclear deal says attending delegations are working to diminish disagreements on removal of sanctions, verification and the guarantees Iran has been seeking.

Iranian speaker: Parl. will know once deal with China finalized

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has told a lawmaker at the legislative body that Iran has not yet signed any strategic partnership deal with China or Russia.

Vice president: Govt. is not selling Iran to China, Russia

Iran’s vice president for parliamentary affairs has criticized the hype surrounding Tehran’s strategic cooperation with China and Russia, saying such partnership does mean that the government is “selling” the country to the two Eastern powers.

Iran, Russia, China hold joint naval drill

Iran, Russia and China have started a joint military drill in the Indian Ocean.

Kahatibzadeh: Iran to continue supporting ‘one-China policy’

The spokesman for Iran’s foreign ministry says Tehran has always supported China in its core concerns over the one-China policy and other issues. Saeed Khatibzadeh told Xinhua that Beijing has also assisted Iran in different fields like the fight against COVID-19 in this very hard time.

China discloses Iran oil imports amid US sanctions

Beijing has reported the first imports of Iranian crude oil in a year despite the ongoing sanctions by the United States, according to data released by China’s customs organization on Thursday.

Iran rejects rumors of cooperation with China on national Internet system

An Iranian minister has dismissed “baseless” rumors spread on social media that the Islamic Republic seeks to work with China to establish a national Internet system.

Military Sources: Iran, Russia, China to hold naval drills

Iran, Russia and China plan to take part in joint naval maneuvers, TASS News Agency reported, citing sources with the Russian Pacific Fleet.

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