Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Iran-China Relations

President Raisi to Xi: Iran determined to further broaden cooperation with China

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi congratulated his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on securing a third term as the leader of China. Iran's president has reiterated that Tehran is resolute to expand all-out relations with Beijing.

China says against putting sanctions on Iran

Spokesperson for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wang Wenbin has announced that Beijing is against the imposition of any unilateral and illegal sanction on Iran.

Raisi calls for expansion of bilateral relations between Iran and China

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called for closer ties between Iran and China amid US sanctions and 'interference in internal affairs' of the two countries.

Iran-China eight-month trade hit $11.16bn

The trade between Iran and China has grown by 19 percent to hit 11.16 billion dollars since the turn of the year compared to the same period the previous year, new official figures from China show.

Iran’s Raisi holds separate meetings with SCO leaders ahead of summit

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi hold separate meetings with leaders of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, who are gathering in the Uzbek city of Samarkand for an annual summit.

Iranian FM calls on US to put aside ambiguous language over nuclear deal

The Iranian Foreign Minister says Tehran seeks a lasting and strong nuclear deal, urging the US to stay away from ambiguous language in this regard so that a deal will be finalized in the shortest possible time.

China to resume issuing visas for Iranian students

China has agreed to resume issuing visas to Iranian students intending to pursue education in Chinese universities after almost two years, the Consular Affairs Department of the Iranian Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday.

Iran, China discuss security ties, fight against terrorism

Senior Iranian and Chinese officials have exchanged views on the expansion of security cooperation and well as the fight against drug trafficking and extremism.

Leader’s aide: Iran backs ‘One China’ policy, opposes US encroachments

An advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei say Iran stands by the ‘One China’ policy, under which Taiwan is considered part of the East Asian state, condemning the US’s threats and encroachments on the Chinese territory.

Chinese envoy: US should address Iran’s concerns in nuclear talks

The United States, as the initiator of the current crisis in Iran’s nuclear agreement with the West after its unilateral pullout in 2018, has to do away with its double standards in dealing with the atomic issue and allay Iran’s concerns to help seal an agreement, China’s ambassador to Tehran says.

Amirabdollahian to Chinese FM: Iran supports one-China principle

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, in a phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart, voiced Tehran's support for the one-China principle.

Iranian daily scolds foreign ministry for taking sides in China-US spat

An Iranian daily has scolded Iran’s Foreign Ministry for moving “with incredible speed” to take sides in a dispute between China and the United States over a controversial visit to Taiwan by an American official.

Iran urges US to respect to China’s territorial integrity

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani called on the United States to respect other country’s national sovereignty. He made the remarks in reaction to a visit to Taiwan by US House speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Raisi, Xi stress joint Iran-China resolve to speed up strategic cooperation

The Iranian and Chinese presidents hail a jump in the value of trade between Tehran and Beijing over the past year, stressing the need for the two countries to speed up the implementation of their long-term strategic partnership agreement.

Iran’s exports to China up by 31% in first half of 2022

Iran’s exports to China increased by 31% in the first half of the year 2022, with the trade volume between the two countries exceeding 8 billion dollars, according to the latest statistics published by China’s General Administration of Customs.

‘Demands high from China, India for northern Iranian ports’

Demands are increasing from Chinese and Indian merchants to transport goods via northern Iranian ports which indicate the North-South transit corridor is up and coming, an Iranian official says.

Chinese ambassador: Iran can play key role in China’s ‘Belt & Road’

The Chinese ambassador to Iran says the Islamic Republic can play a major role in Beijing’s Belt & Road initiative, a hundreds of billions of dollar project aimed at reviving the ancient Silk Road trade route.

Aid to Ayatollah Khamenei: Iran, Russia China standing against US expansionism

An advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei defends the country’s ‘Look to the East’ policy and hails growing cooperation among Iran, Russia and China as three independent powers standing against America’s agenda of expansionism.

Top diplomat: Bright future ahead for Iran-Russia-China alliance

Iran’s ambassador to Moscow says the Iran-China-Russia alliance is the major coalition of the future world.

China says to keep up cooperation with Iran despite US sanctions

Beijing’s envoy to Tehran slams the US for resorting to unilateral sanctions to exert pressure on other countries, saying China will keep up economic cooperation with Iran despite the American bans imposed on the Islamic Republic.

Iran, Russia and China to conduct war drills in Latin America

Iran, Russia, and China are gearing up to run a series of major war drills in Latin America ‘in a show of force meant to signal how these militaries can reach the United States.’

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.

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