TEHRAN (Iran News) – Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif, in a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, praised China for efforts to contain a novel coronavirus.
In the meeting, held on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, the two foreign ministers of China and Iran talked about the JCPOA, the Middle East issues, the martyrdom of top Iranian commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani, and the January crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane in Iran.
Zarif also praised China for its management of the coronavirus outbreak and thanked the government of China for helping Iran students leave the city of Wuhan, the epicenter of an outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.
For his part, Wang thanked the Islamic Republic for its cooperation in the efforts to contain the coronavirus.
In separate meetings in Munich, the Iranian foreign minister held talks with his counterparts from the Vatican, the Czech Republic, the Sultanate of Oman, and Croatia.
The 56th Munich Security Conference (MSC) kicked off in the southern German city of Munich on Friday and will run through Sunday.
The annual conference, known as the “Davos” of global security and political events, has been an important forum for top officials to discuss major issues facing the world since its inception in 1963.
The theme this year is “Westlessness,” the loss of the common standing of what it means to be part of the West.
- source : Tasnim, Irannews