Xi and Iranian President Leahy Exchanged Congratulatory Messages
2021-08-17 11:54

On August 16, President Xi Jinping and Iranian President Leahy exchanged congratulatory messages to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

 

Xi Jinping pointed out in his congratulatory message that since the establishment of diplomatic ties half a century ago, China-Iran relations have developed steadily and the traditional friendship has lasted for a long time. After the establishment of the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries in 2016, the political mutual trust between the two sides has been increasingly consolidated, and mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields has been steadily advanced. After the outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia, China and Iran helped each other in the same boat, and wrote a good story of cooperation against the epidemic. I attach great importance to the development of China-Iran relations, and I am willing to work with President Leahy to take the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries as an opportunity to deepen the traditional friendship, push forward cooperation in various fields, and constantly enrich the content of China-Iran comprehensive strategic partnership for the benefit of the two countries and their peoples.

 

Leahy said in his congratulatory message that both Iran and China are ancient civilizations, and the friendship between the two countries is like a towering old tree, drawing nutrients from thousands of years of friendly exchanges and laying a deep foundation for the growing development of Iran-China comprehensive strategic partnership. Iran's will to build excellent Iran-China relations is unwavering. As bilateral relations enter the sixth decade, Iran is willing to continue to upgrade the level of strategic cooperation with China, strengthen communication on expanding pragmatic cooperation in various fields, and continuously deepen Iran-China relations.