Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian in a telephone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Saturday emphasized that the US should react realistically to Iran’s constructive proposals about various issues for the achievement of an eventual deal.
During a telephone conversation, the two sides discussed bilateral, regional, and international issues, including boosted economic and trade ties plus considering sanctions-lifting talks.
Describing the recent telephone talks between the presidents of Iran and China as fruitful and constructive, Amirabdollahian called for joint efforts by the officials of the two states to pursue and implement the mutual agreements.
Pointing to the developments in East Asia, the Iranian foreign minister condemned the US’ policies toward China and added that the Islamic Republic of Iran is committed to the one-China policy as a legal obligation, considering the historical records, and because of supporting regional stability.
Highlighting Iran’s active efforts to strike a durable and robust agreement in the talks on the removal of sanctions and revival of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)., Amirabdollahian stressed that the US should react realistically to Iran’s constructive proposals about various issues for the achievement of an eventual deal.
Wang Yi, for his part, praised Iran for adopting logical and wise stances in the course of negotiations on the revival of the JCPOA.
Expressing China’s support for Iran’s perspective on the talks and the continuation of the nuclear negotiations, Wang Yi expressed hope that diplomacy would lead to an ultimate agreement.
Underscoring the importance of close and constant consultations between Beijing and Tehran, the top Chinese diplomat noted that the expansion of bilateral ties would serve the interests of the two nations.
Wang Yi also rejected unilateralism in the international arena, expressed support for the interests of developing nations, hailed Iran for its stances in support of China’s territorial integrity, and underlined the opposition that the majority of the international community has shown to the US’ interference in the internal affairs of other states.