Tehran, June 24, 2020 (ICANA) – President of the Islamic Parliament of Iran Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf termed US' unilateral behaviors as a serious threat to international peace and security and emphasized the importance of regional and international relations for fighting White House's unwise acts.
Qalibaf made the remarks in a meeting with China's ambassador to Iran Chang Hua.
He described Iran-China relations as strong, historical, and stable.
Countries of the world, namely Iran and China, are now facing the unpleasant consequences of the US' unilateralism and its arrogant nature at regional and international levels, he added.
He denounced US and other countries intervention in China's internal affairs.
Qalibaf praised the Chinese government for its clear stance in standing against the IAEA Board of Governors' resolution.
We have observed the Trump Administration's interference against sovereignty and independence of countries namely with regard to relations between Iran and China and issues like the environment and destructive weapons.
Meanwhile, Chang Hua said China is willing to cement ties with Iran.
Thanks to the fact that parliament is playing an important part in Iran, I believe that parliamentary cooperation will increase in the future, diplomat added.
Chinese National People's Congress is ready to promote friendly ties with Iran and to share its experiences in legislation, monitoring, and implementing policies with Iranian friends.
Chang Hua alluded to Iran-China cooperation in fighting COVID-19, saying both countries should support each other in issues of mutual interests.
The western countries, especially the US, have imposed pressures on Iran and China on the pretext of human rights, he said
He also voiced hatred over foreigners' interventions and unilateralism.
China has backed UNSCR 2231 and also international agreements and is against the extension of the arms embargo against Iran.