Iran, China discuss cooperation on fighting corruption

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran’s General Inspectorate Organization Nasser Seraj and China’s Public Prosecutor Cao Jianming in a meeting in Beijing on Wednesday discussed broadening of relations, specially in campaign against financial corruption.

Seraj is heading a high-ranking delegation in China to attend the 9th annual meeting of the General Assembly of international community in charge of fight with corruption the Chinese capital.

Cao, for his part, appreciated the mutual interactions in fostering cooperation in international arenas.

He also appreciated Iran General Inspection Organization for its readiness to host the next annual meeting of the general assembly of international community in charge of the campaign against financial corruption.

On Tuesday, Seraj and Chinese Minister of Supervision Huang Shuxian in a meeting in Beijing discussed expansion of mutual cooperation in different areas.

Seraj and Huang underlined the need for the broadening of relations between the two countries to extradite the convicts in financial corruption cases.

Head of Iran’s General Inspectorate Organization also voiced his country’s readiness to cooperate with Beijing on extradition of the fugitives.

“Fortunately, Iran and China share views on fighting corruption,” Seraj added.

The Chinese minister of supervision, for his part, said that his country is ready to share its experiences with Iran in the field of fighting financial corruption.

In late April, Iranian and Chinese officials in a meeting in Tehran underlined the necessity for serious action to fight against terrorism and dispatch of more humanitarian aid to the Syrian people.

The meeting was held on Tuesday between Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian and China’s Special Envoy on Syria Xie Xiaoyan.

During the meeting, the two officials discussed the latest developments in Syria, and underscored their support for the UN special envoy’s efforts to settle the crisis in the Arab country through talks.

They also voiced concern about the terrorist groups’ violation of truce in Syria, and said only the Syrian people are entitled to decide the country’s future.

By Fars News Agency