Iran, China: Tehran Looks East for a Buffer Against the West

Feb 19, 2019 | 22:38 GMT

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is in the midst of a visit to Beijing at the head of an Iranian ministerial delegation. His Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, met Zarif at a state guest house on Feb. 19, and welcomed Iran’s efforts to deepen "strategic trust" with China. The delegation includes Iranian parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani, the leader of Iran’s central bank and the country's finance and petroleum ministers....

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