Senior Chinese legislator meets Iranian foreign minister, stresses ties

10:52, April 20, 2011      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

Senior Chinese legislator Chen Zhili met with Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi in Tehran on Tuesday and stressed bilateral ties.

Chen, vice-chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, said China and Iran have a long history of friendship and the two countries have gained fruitful achievements in different areas.

High-level exchanges between the two sides have been deepened, political mutual trust has been enhanced, and cooperation in economy and trade has been developing soundly and steadily, Chen stated.

China appreciates Iran's adherence to the one-China policy and its supports for China's core interests on issues related to Taiwan, Xinjiang and Tibet, Chen added.

Chen said the two countries have shared views over regional and international issues, and bilateral exchanges and cooperation not only benefit the two peoples but also have positive influence upon regional and world peace and stability.

China and Iran will hold a series of celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations this year, and will seize the opportunity to promote the bilateral cooperation to a higher level.

Salehi said Iran values China's important status and influence in the world, admires China's achievements and hopes to develop bilateral exchanges and cooperation in various areas including politics, economy and culture.

Iran hopes the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations to be a big success, he said.

Chen and Salehi also exchanged their views on reforming the United Nations Security Council and the situation in west Asia and North Africa.

On the same day, Chen also met with Esfandiyar Rahim-Mashaei, top advisor to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Mojtahed Zadeh, advisor to Iranian president on women's affairs.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
BRICS Leaders Meeting 2011
 
Japan in aftershocks
 
     
 
 
 
  Weekly review  
 
April 14   BRICS nations can be anchor of global economy, politics
 
April 13   China launches assault on child kidnapping
April 12   China's coastal seas unaffected by Japan's radioactive water
April 11   US has serious human rights abuses: China
April 16   The week in pictures
April 11   PM Kan offers thanks for 'Kizuna' on People's Daily
April 13   Stable BRICS nations prop up world development
April 13   US should stop acting like 'preacher' of human rights
April 15   GDP rises 9.7% in Q1, inflation surges too
April 14   Auditor lady's sudden death sparks overwork debate
 
     
 
 

(Editor:梁军)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • BRICS Leaders' Meeting 2011
  • Focus On China
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • NBA: Celtics beat Knicks 96-93
  • Body makeup fashion
  • Rembrandt exhibition kicks off at Louvre Museum in Paris
  • Senior official pays visit to Chinese reporters in Nairobi
  • Doha discussions on Middle East and North Africa go on
  • O'Sullivan through first round at snooker worlds
Most Popular
Hot Forum Dicussion