Regarding Tehran-Beijing bilateral cooperation, the Chinese Foreign Minister said in the meeting: “China has always attached great importance to this issue and has tried to make this issue a priority in its relations with Iran, despite some issues….China has always opposed the US extravagance and unilateral sanctions and has shown its opposition in the international arena,” he said, adding that “maximum pressure is an illegal and inhumane act,” according to Tansim news.
Some clauses refer to the facilitation of investment and finance, and some clauses refer to mutual political support in international forums. In the military and defense fields, issues such as training, transfer of defense technologies, counter-terrorism and joint exercises have been discussed. One of the most important points of this document is the agreement on trade in national currencies,” the report notes.
Talks began more than five years ago and the signing of the “Comprehensive Cooperation Program between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the People’s Republic of China”, which took place on April 27, in Tehran, should be considered a step towards advancing the “Look East” strategy, which in addition to economic, political and security benefits The Islamic Republic of Iran has side effects that can help Tehran even in confrontation or interaction with the West, Tasnim asserts.
“The 25-year Iran-China Cooperation Document, and efforts to extend long-term Iran-Russia cooperation, could be effective steps in advancing East-facing policy, but it should be noted that East-facing is not limited to China and Russia.”
Today Iran is looking east, the Iranian media argues. “In other words, countries that Washington does not see or define in its circle of friends can be on the Eastern Front.” This new front will aid Iran, the Iranian pro-regime media believe.