06.07.2020, 19:59

Iran in talk on 25-year strategic accord with China


Iran in talk on 25-year strategic accord with China
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (Photo: IRNA/VNA)

He said the deal was made public in January 2016 when Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Tehran.

China is Iran’s top trading partner and a key market for Iranian crude oil exports, although those have been dampened by US economic sanctions imposed after Washington’s 2018 withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Tehran.