30 July 2019 - 18:48
News ID: 446229
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Ayatollah Amoli-Larijani in Meeting with Chinese Delegation:‎
The chairman of Iran’s Expediency Discernment Council ‎discussions between the Iranian and ‎Chinese governments and the people in regard to the excessive and arrogant policies of the ‎American government and emphasized the expansion of economic and cultural interaction ‎between the two countries.‎

RNA – On July 30th, Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli-Larijani, the chairman of Expediency Discernment ‎Council, met with Song Tao, the head of the International Liaison Department of the ‎Communist Party of China, and welcomed a delegation of Chinese guests to the Islamic ‎Republic of Iran.‎

The senior Iranian politician said, “The strategic relationship between the two countries has ‎entered a new phase with the message of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic ‎‎[Ayatollah Khamenei], conveyed by the Honourable Speaker of the Parliament [Ali Larijani] to ‎your President [Xi Jinping]. We hope that Iran and China, with many commonalities in their ‎civil, cultural, economic and political spheres, will play a more prominent role in the ‎international arena. We find your visit useful in promoting these partnerships and consider ‎this trip a new milestone in the strategic development and cooperation of the two countries.”‎
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Ayatollah Amoli-Larijani said, “Today, China and Iran can play role on the world stage against ‎American unilateralism. Americans have had a hegemonic nature in world for several decades ‎and are creating tension by engaging in oppression throughout the world with their army. ‎Iran doesn’t seek to create tension, but will certainly defend its authority and interests in the ‎event of an act of aggression by the enemies.”‎

He said, “We don’t see any honesty from Americans and Europeans regarding human rights. ‎You see the humanitarian catastrophes and cruelty that the West and [Takfiri] terrorist ‎groups, which they have supported, have carried out in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. They ‎have also engaged in the detention of refugee children in unacceptable conditions and have ‎put them in cages. These are indications of dishonesty and the unacceptable standards of ‎the West regarding human rights.”‎
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A high-level delegation of the Chinese Communist Party, headed by Song Tao‎, has been in ‎Tehran since July 28th at the invitation of the Expediency Council. The discussed the ‎expansion of strategic cooperation between Iran and China in the context of Tehran-Beijing ‎relations.‎

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