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Asghar Farhadi to take part in 2nd Hainan Film Festival

Asghar Farhadi to take part in 2nd Hainan Film Festival

Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi who won an Oscar for his movie Forushande will attend the 2nd International Film Festival on Hainan on December 1-8 in the city of Sanya. Movies from dozens of countries will be …

Iran Says Chinese State Oil Firm Pulls Out From $5b Deal

Iran Says Chinese State Oil Firm Pulls Out From $5b Deal

China's state oil company has pulled out of a $5 billion deal to develop a portion of Iran's massive offshore natural gas field, Iran's oil minister said Sunday, Asharq Al-Awsat reports. The South Pars field deal, …

Zarif to visit Japan and China

Zarif to visit Japan and China

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Japan and China, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said. According to the spokesman, Zarif's visit to China and …

 Iran introduces unilateral visa waiver for Chinese citizens

Iran introduces unilateral visa waiver for Chinese citizens

Chinese travelers visiting Iran for travel or business purpose do not need visa anymore, the Chinese embassy in Iran said. Chinese citizens holding passports of the People's Republic of China, or of the Hong Kong or Macao …

Wang Yi: China to safeguard JCPOA

Wang Yi: China to safeguard JCPOA

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged Iran to not abandon the nuclear agreement "so easily" after Iran said it would exceed its uranium stockpile limit if world powers fail to fulfil their commitments under the …

  Xi Jinping: China to promote steady ties with Iran

Xi Jinping: China to promote steady ties with Iran

Beijing will promote steady development of ties with Tehran no matter how the situation changes,  Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the …

China comments on U.S. effort to reduce Iran oil sales

China comments on U.S. effort to reduce Iran oil sales

China consistently opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Chinese foreign ministry's spokesman Geng Shuang said amid reports that Washington is expected to announce that buyers of Iranian oil must halt …

Iranian parliament speaker visiting China

Iranian parliament speaker visiting China

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani expressed the country’s readiness to further cement and expand ties with China. Speaking at a meeting with the chairman of the National People's Congress Standing …

China tells state-owned giants to halt Iran oil buying

China tells state-owned giants to halt Iran oil buying

China’s government has told at least two of its state oil companies to avoid purchasing Iranian oil as the U.S. prepares to impose sanctions on the Persian Gulf state, Bloomberg reported citing people with knowledge of the matter. …

China to continue business in Iran despite U.S. threat

China to continue business in Iran despite U.S. threat

China said it will ignore the United States and continue to conduct business with Iran. "China's commercial cooperation with Iran is open and transparent, reasonable and fair, not violating any United Nations Security Council …

Iran urges US to "reverse wrongdoings"

Iran urges US to "reverse wrongdoings"

Tehran hopes Washington will listen to the international community and reverse its wrongdoings, linked to the pullout from the nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said. "The …

EU and China reaffirm commitment to implementation of JCPOA

EU and China reaffirm commitment to implementation of JCPOA

The European Union and China reaffirmed their commitment to full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), according to a joint statement issued following the talks in Beijing. "The EU and China …

Iran, China discuss situation in the Middle East

Iran, China discuss situation in the Middle East

Iranian and Chinese Foreign Ministers Mohammad Javad Zarif and Wang Yi discussed situation in the Middle East, as well as regional problems by phone. In addition, they exchanged views on issues of …