Iranian foreign minister to visit China

Xinhua — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will pay an official visit to China from Monday to Tuesday at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang announced Sunday.

Wang and Zarif will co-chair the first annual foreign ministers’ meeting, according to Geng.

During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Iran in January, both countries agreed to set up an annual meeting mechanism as a part of efforts to deepen mutual strategic trust.