Chinese And Iranian Foreign Ministers Meet In Beijing

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SCMP: Iranian foreign minister holds talks in Beijing after surprise visit to G7 summit

* Mohammad Javad Zarif meets his counterpart Wang Yi after tweeting he planned to present a 25-year road map on countries’ strategic partnership

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Beijing on Monday after a surprise appearance
at the Group of Seven summit in France over the weekend – a move highlighting China’s close relationship with Iran, which is in a stand-off with the US over its nuclear programme.

Zarif tweeted in the afternoon that he had arrived in Beijing after a stopover in Tehran. He said that he planned to present his Chinese hosts with a 25-year road map on the China-Iran comprehensive strategic partnership, which was signed in 2016, and that Tehran would actively contribute to Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative.


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