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China to play bigger role in Middle East after US abandons Iran nuke deal: experts

2018-05-14 09:43:55       source:Global Times

May 14, 2018

China firmly upholds multilateralism and is committed to maintaining international agreements, China's State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in his meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who arrived in Beijing on Sunday for a working visit.

Wang noted that the accord on the Iranian nuclear issue is a hard-earned result of multilateralism, which has helped maintain the international non-proliferation system as well as  peace and stability in the Middle East, China Central Television (CCTV) reported.

"Zarif will visit China, Russia and some European countries, during which he will exchange views with relevant parties on the developments of the Iranian nuclear issue. China is one stop on his tour," said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang Saturday.

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