Iran, China Vow to Broaden Mutual Cooperation
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in a telephone conversation underlined the need for strengthening efforts to bolster all-out relations in different fields.
During the phone talk, the Iranian and Chinese foreign ministers explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating mutual cooperation in various areas.
They also exchanged views regional and international developments.
Amir Abdollahian appreciated Beijing for inviting Iranian President Ebrahim Rayeesi to attend to BRICS Conference and welcomed China’s initiative for enhanced international development and security.
He expressed the hope that China’s rotating presidency in BRICS will lead to the expansion of multilateral cooperation.
The Chinese foreign minister, for his part, welcomed President Rayeesi's decision to attend the BRICS Conference, and said that the objective of the dialogues is economic proximity of the developing countries.
Chinese President Xi Jinping as the host of BRICS Summit 2022, has invited President Rayeesi to attend the meeting and deliver a speech on Friday.
Rayeesi will discuss the Islamic Republic's viewpoints on international issues and the development of trade and economic cooperation with other countries at the event, which will be held on Friday.
The meeting will discuss "high-level talks for global development".
Iran is the only country in West Asia region that has been invited to attend the BRICS+ summit.
BRICS is the acronym coined to associate five major emerging economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China (PRC), and South Africa. The BRICS members are known for their significant influence on regional affairs. Since 2009, the governments of the BRICS states have met annually at formal summits.