BEIJING, April 8 (Xinhuanet) -- China is willing to
enhance exchange and cooperation with Iran in all aspects and to push the
friendly cooperation ties, which was long-term stable and rich in content, to a
new high, said Chinese President Hu Jintao here Thursday.
Hu told visiting Iranian Vice-President Mohammad
Setarifar thatthe China-Iran ties progressed further in the new century with the
care and promotion from the two countries' leaders.
Common consensus between China and Iran in regional
and international affairs were increasing, Hu said.
The two countries' exchange in all fields and aspects
was more active. Trade and economic cooperation expanded quickly, Hu said.
The cultural dialogue between China and Iran also
served to promote understanding and friendship between the two peoples, the
Chinese president said.
As developing countries, China and Iran were both
endeavored to make economic progress and improve the people's living standards
and were facing the common task of maintaining and promoting regional peace,
stability and development, Hu acknowledged.
Iran and China share long-term friendship and they
kept sound relationships and good cooperation in all fields, Setarifar said.
The two countries' consensus in many aspects were
conducive forthem to realize economic development and maintain world peace.
Potential in economic cooperation between the two countries
was also huge and Iran will enhance cooperation with China on oil and
natural gas, mining and traffic, Setarifar said.
Setarifar was here to co-chair a China-Iran
commission meeting for economic, trade, scientific and technological
cooperation, which was spoke highly of by the Chinese president. Enditem