Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a message on Monday congratulating Iran on the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Iran-China political relations.
President Xi Jinping said in his message to Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi that he is ready to strengthen cooperation between the two states in various fields with the cooperation of President Raisi.
He pointed out that since the establishment of diplomatic ties half a century ago, the relations between China and Iran has developed steadily and the traditional friendship between the two countries has grown stronger with the time.
Since the establishment of the China-Iran comprehensive strategic partnership, the political mutual trust between the two sides has seen further consolidation and mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields has witnessed steady progress, he added.
He noted that following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, China and Iran have stood closely together through thick and thin, and wrote a fine story of anti-pandemic cooperation.
I attach great importance to the development of China-Iran relations, and I am willing to work with President Raisi to take the 50th anniversary as an opportunity to deepen traditional friendship, advance deep and practical cooperation in various fields, and enrich the connotation of the China-Iran comprehensive strategic partnership, so as to benefit the two countries and two peoples, he highlighted.