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China, Russia Reiterate Backing for Nuclear Deal

“We have openly indicated that we oppose the wrong practices of unilateral sanctions and ‘long-arm jurisdiction’ in international relations,” China’s top diplomat said
China, Russia Reiterate Backing for Nuclear DealChina, Russia Reiterate Backing for Nuclear Deal

China and Russia have reaffirmed their commitment to the Iran nuclear deal, saying that they will continue to cooperate with Tehran. 
China values its relations with Iran and is willing to continue to advance mutually beneficial cooperation, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a phone conversation with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday, Xinhua reported, citing a statement from the Chinese diplomat. 
The 2015 deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, in which Tehran agreed to curb its nuclear work in return for the lifting of most western sanctions, is in line with the international community's "common interest", Wang said.  
Adherence to the accord also conforms to the fundamental interest of Iran, he said, adding, "We have openly indicated that we oppose the wrong practices of unilateral sanctions and 'long-arm jurisdiction' in international relations

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