Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan (3rd R Front) and Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan (2nd R Front) inspect guards of honor in Iran's capital Tehran, Nov. 14, 2016. Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan on Monday held talks with Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan in Tehran. (Xinhua/Mu Dong)
TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan on Monday held talks with Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan in Tehran.
Chang said the development of bilateral relations between China and Iran is not only positive for mutual interest of Chinese and Iranian peoples, but also positive for world peace and stability.
Witnessing increased mutual visits and personnel training cooperation between the armed forces in recent years, Chang said he is confident that the friendly relations between the two countries as well as the armed forces will be further reinforced.
Dehqan hailed Chang's remarks, voicing the hope that further military exchange and cooperation between Iran and China will continue to play a positive role in safeguarding regional peace and world stability.
Chang arrived in Tehran on Sunday for a three-day visit at the invitation of Dehqan.