Iran lauds China's constructive role in Vienna Talks
Iran's Foreign Minister says China played a constructive role in the Vienna Talks, adding that a good and lasting agreement is achievable.
Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi spoke over the phone on bilateral ties and regional issues.
Amir-Abdollahian spoke of the importance Iran holds for relations with China and the need to expand them in all fields. He also underscored these relations as being a top priority for Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's foreign policy.
Iran's Foreign Minister also discussed developments in the Vienna Talks, praising China's constructive approach. He added that if the US acts on a realistic basis, then a good, lasting deal can be finalized soon.
Amir-Abdollahian also brought up his talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow, saying a range of issues were brought up, and that Russia said it will play a constructive role and support the removal of sanctions placed on Iran.
China's Foreign Minister said his country views the expansion of relations with Iran as very important, and that it places no limits on it. Wang reiterated China's support for the Vienna Talks and thanked Iran for accepting its invitation to participate in the conference of Afghanistan's neighbors in China.