China Set to Help Implement Nuclear Accord

China Set to Help Implement Nuclear AccordChina Set to Help Implement Nuclear Accord

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi expressed his country's interest to continue playing an active role within the framework of the landmark nuclear deal between Iran and the six major powers.  

The Chinese minister made the remark in a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour in Beijing, IRNA reported on Tuesday citing the website of China's Foreign Ministry.  

Referring to the role China played in the course of nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany), Wang said, "I would like to announce that Beijing will continue to play its positive role in this regard."   

He said development of relations with the Islamic Republic is of high significance for the Beijing government, adding that China hopes the scope of bilateral cooperation would be expanded through joint efforts.    

Wang pointed to the significance of "pragmatism" in bilateral relations and said the two countries should move to boost mutual ties with a view to helping promote each other's interests at international level.  

The Iranian diplomat said the Islamic Republic sees China as its "most important strategic partner".

He expressed Tehran's readiness to increase interaction with the East Asian country and develop cooperation in various fields.