• Wang 2020-08-30 21:35

    China and France should safeguard Iran nuclear deal, Chinese FM says

    TEHRAN - Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged France to work with Beijing to protect major international agreements such as the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • China 2020-08-28 13:36

    China reacted to Pompeo claim of activating snapback and said it is full of lies

    Reacting to the U.S. Secretary of State's claim about the return of sanctions against Iran due to the activation of the trigger mechanism, China’s permanent mission to the United Nations called it full of lies.

  • Andrew Korybko 2020-08-25 21:06

    Mohammad Mazhari

    The world’s distrust of America has speeded up: Russian analyst

    TEHRAN - Andrew Korybko, a Moscow-based political analyst, believes that the world is heading towards multipolarity and many countries’ distrust of the U.S. is increasing more than before.

  • ZHANG Yuan  2020/08/23

    By ZHANG Yuan 

    The relationship between great powers in the epidemic control stage: Not a zero-sum game

    The number of people diagnosed with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been rising, and the second wave of coronavirus might worsen the situation. The pandemic has triggered a global recession; unemployment rate reached an all-time high, and the public's anxiety surges.

  • Iran-China 2020-08-22 20:30

    Iran hails China’s ‘principled’ stance on snapback

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Keshavarzzadeh, Iran’s ambassador to China, has welcomed China’s opposition to the U.S. push to restore international sanctions on Iran through a contested mechanism built into the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • China,U.S. 2020-08-21 17:00

    China: U.S. is ineligible to invoke snapback mechanism

    TEHRAN – The Chinese mission to the United Nations said in a tweet on Friday that the United States is not a participant to the 2015 nuclear deal and therefore it is “ineligible” to invoke the snapback mechanism to return all the UN sanctions on Iran.

  • UN 2020-08-17 23:10

    U.S. faces uphill battle to trigger snapback sanctions

    TEHRAN -In a bid to ensure that the UN arms embargo on Iran is not expired, the U.S. plans to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on Iran, a highly controversial move that could create a bitter row among the permanent members of the UN Security Council over the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

  • Zhao Lijian 2020-08-16 17:06

    By staff and agency

    China welcomes Putin’s proposal for holding Iran summit

    Zhao Lijian, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, said on Saturday that his country welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin’s proposal on holding an online summit over the Iranian nuclear program.

  • Dorsey 2020-08-15 18:22

    Iran-China partnership to be better for Iran in short run: professor

    TEHRAN — A political science professor at New Hampshire University says the partnership plan between China and Iran will be better for Iran than for China in the short run.

  • UN Security Council 2020-08-15 08:54

    UNSC rejects U.S. res. to extend Iran arms embargo

    The United Nations Security Council has rejected a U.S. resolution to extend an arms embargo on Iran that is due to expire in October, as Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a summit of world leaders to avoid "confrontation" over an American threat to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

  • Iran Hong Kong 2020-08-12 14:54

    Asian World Cup qualifiers postponed

    TEHRAN - All Asian qualifying games for the 2022 World Cup scheduled this year were postponed to 2021 on Wednesday due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Iran-China 2020-08-11 15:07

    Marzieh Motahhari

    Iran-China deal: The U.S. is defied

    The Iran-China deal has been drawing a lot of attention. The yet-to-be finalized 25-year partnership has been strongly criticized by American officials, as it seems to threaten U.S. interests and hegemony, particularly in the West Asia region.

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and China's President Xi Jinping attend a meeting in Shanghai on May 22, 2014. KENZABURO FUKUHARA/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES 2020-08-09 13:37

    Iran’s pact with China is bad news for the West: Foreign Policy

    Tehran’s new strategic partnership with Beijing will give the Chinese a strategic foothold and strengthen Iran’s economy and regional clout

    A recently leaked document suggests that China and Iran are entering a 25-year strategic partnership in trade, politics, culture, and security.

  • Iran Russia 2020-08-04 19:29

    New world order in 21st century: Iran, Russia and China are forming new bloc in the East

    TEHRAN - Defying U.S. unilateral sanctions, Iran, Russia and China are increasingly expanding their economic and political ties in a way that could lead to the formation of a new politico-economic bloc, former diplomats tell the Tehran Times.

  • ایران چین 2020-08-04 18:09

    China-Iran Sinology Development and Culture Forum held online

    TEHRAN – The fourth roundtable on China-Iran Sinology Development and Culture after the COVID-19 Pandemic was held online on Tuesday.

  • Mohammad Keshavarz-Zadeh 2020-08-04 13:26

    Iranian ambassador calls for aerospace cooperation with China

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to China Mohammad Keshavarz-Zadeh has highlighted the opportunities for cooperation with Beijing in the aerospace industry given the recent successful launch of a Chinese networking satellite that has broken monopoly of the U.S. government-owned Global Positioning System (GPS).

  • Hassan Rouhani- Xi Jinping 2020-08-03 17:31

    By Salman Parviz

    Beijing's strategic 25-year partnership with Tehran

    Implication on Chabahar port

    Beijing is in the final stages of approving the 25-year $400 billion economic and security deal with Tehran dubbed Sino-Iranian Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. The media reports that the agreement incorporates massive Chinese investment in Iran's infrastructure envisions closer defense and intelligence sharing and guaranteed Iranian oil for China.

  • Iran 2020-08-01 18:07

    Saudi-Emirati media voice concern over Iran-China agreement

    TEHRAN - As Iran and China are moving forward with their “extremely important” cooperation plan, Saudi and Emirati media outlets ring alarm bells over the deepening of ties between Tehran and Beijing that could undermine the U.S. pressure on Iran.

  • Ali Larijani named Leader advisor 2020-08-01 11:57

    Ayatollah Khamenei says Americans will topple the U.S. system

    ‘U.S. govt. names Iran, China and Russia as enemy but the American people are its biggest enemy’  

    TEHRAN - In a tweet on Friday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said that the "biggest enemy" of the U.S. regime isn't other countries like Iran, China or Russia, rather it is "the American people," who will eventually topple the current U.S. system.

  • Iran-China agreement 2020-07-29 21:55

    Mutual interests entail Iran, China to quickly finalize their strategic cooperation document

    TEHRAN – The Iran-China strategic cooperation program, which is under negotiation, should have been finalized years ago given that the two countries need each other and that the expansion of cooperation will best serve their national interests in various sectors, experts and former diplomats say.

  • Forqani 2020-07-29 21:45

    Iran-China strategic agreement is not alliance: diplomat

    TEHRAN - A senior official at the Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the Sino-Iranian strategic cooperation agreement doesn’t mean that the two countries are building an alliance.

  • Change Hua 2020-07-28 12:10

    By Amb. Change Hua

    Understand the essence of China’s diplomacy

    The world has continued to change in profound ways. As COVID-19 rages on, the health of people around the world is under grave threat, economic globalization faces unprecedented headwinds, and the world economy is plunged into deep recession. Unilateralism, protectionism, and bullyism are resurging. Deficits in governance, trust, peace, and development are widening further.

  • Iran, China 2020-07-25 21:42

    By staff and agency

    Iran-China partnership shows futility of maximum pressure: article

    Writing an article in the Business Insider on July 22, Daniel L. Davis, a senior fellow for Defense Priorities and a former Lt. Col. in the U.S. Army, acknowledges that the 25-year cooperation plan between Iran and China shows futility of Washington’s policy of maximum pressure against Iran.

  • Gholamali Khoshroo 2020-07-25 18:59

    Tehran-Beijing partnership is ‘a turning point’, says Iran’s ex-ambassador to UN

    TEHRAN - The 25-year cooperation agreement between Iran and China marks a “turning point” in the development of bilateral ties, Iran’s former ambassador to the UN has said, noting that the cooperation is of “strategic” importance.

  • Keshavarzzadeh 2020-07-25 13:09

    U.S. ugly face exposed to the world: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to China Mohammad Keshavarzzadeh has said the ugly face of the United States has been exposed to the world by closing the Chinese Consulate General in Houston and its other illegal measures.

  • Gholamreza Ansari 2020-07-24 18:33

    ‘We should wait for details of Iran-China agreement’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Gholamreza Ansari has said that details of the 25-year Iran-China cooperation plan will be published after it is finalized.

  • Mirza Aslam Beg 2020-07-24 18:11

    Iran-China co-op shows failure of U.S. maximum pressure: ex-Pakistan army chief

    TEHRAN - Former Pakistani army chief General Mirza Aslam Beg has said that the 25-year cooperation plan between Iran and China shows failure of the United States’ policy of maximum pressure on Tehran.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-07-22 21:21

    FM says Iran-China partnership is transparent

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that 25-year cooperation plan between Iran and China is transparent and there is nothing secret about it.

  • Chinese travelers pose for a photo while standing at the courtyard of Chehel Sotoun, a 17th-century palace in Isfahan, central Iran. 2020-07-21 23:34

    Iran seeking to attract millions of Chinese travelers, ex-envoy says

    TEHRAN - Tehran’s ex-ambassador to Beijing has said Iran is seeking to become a tourist destination for millions of potential travelers from China as the two countries are working on a 25-year comprehensive cooperation plan that includes boosting relations in the field of tourism. 

  • Javad Mansouri 2020-07-21 21:20

    Former diplomat says Iran-China partnership will threaten U.S. hegemony

    TEHRAN – Javad Mansouri, a former Iranian ambassador to China, has said that 25-year cooperation plan between Iran and China will threaten the United States’ hegemony.