Chinese State Councilor Zhao Kezhi, also chief of the National Narcotics Control Commission, meets with Eskandar Momeni, secretary general of Iran's drug control headquarters, in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Yue Yuewei)
BEIJING, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor Zhao Kezhi met with Eskandar Momeni, secretary general of Iran's drug control headquarters, Monday in Beijing.
Zhao, also chief of the National Narcotics Control Commission, said that China and Iran have a long history of friendship. The bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership has developed steadily under the guidance of the leaders of the two countries.
He said that China is ready to work with the Iranian side to implement the consensus reach by leaders of the two countries, strengthen consultation and exchange in anti-narcotics and deepen practical cooperation in drug control to better benefit the two countries and their people.
Momeni said that Iran is willing to further cooperation in various fields including anti-narcotics and push forward bilateral ties.