TEHRAN, Jan. 23, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping (R front) attends a grand welcome ceremony before talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (L front) in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 23, 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Ye)
TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- China supports Iran's application for full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), according to a joint statement signed during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to Iran.
Iran is now one of six observers of the SCO, which was founded in 2001 and now has China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan as its full members.
TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- China and Iran upgraded their ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership Saturday during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the country. Full Story
TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- China and Iran have no fundamental conflicts, and there are only consistent mutual support and mutual benefit between them, President Xi Jinping said here Saturday.
In history, there had been no wars or disputes between the two nations, and the two nations had conducted time-honored friendly exchanges and sincere cooperation, Xi told his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani. Full Story