Shared Concerns

Shared ConcernsShared Concerns

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and China have “shared concerns” regarding the issues of terrorism and extremism and make efforts to tackle the challenges in cooperation with each other. The top diplomat made the remarks in a meeting with Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming in Tehran on Sunday, according to a press release. Zarif described the relationship between Tehran and Being as “strategic” and said the Islamic Republic is ready to increase cooperation with China in all areas. Elsewhere, he thanked China for playing a “positive role” in the talks between Iran and the major powers on a final deal to resolve the dispute over Tehran’s nuclear program. The Chinese official, for his part, said bilateral relations are growing, adding that Beijing believes that Iran-China ties are “strategic”.  In addition, he praised Iran’s cooperation in the anti-terror campaign and said the terrorists in Iraq and Syria should not be allowed to make further advances.