Iran calls on China to step up contribution to anti-Daesh fight
|News | 24.12.2015 | 19:40|
PressTV - A senior Iranian official has called on China to increase its contribution to the fight against Daesh Takfiri terrorists.
“By becoming more active in practical combat against Daesh, China can greatly contribute to peace and stability in the region,” Mohsen Rezaei said in a Thursday meeting with a visiting delegation from the Communist Party of China.
Rezaei, who is the secretary of Iran’s top political arbitration body Expediency Council, said that Iran is open to further interaction with China’s Muslim population to "counter the infiltration of Takfiri currents into Central Asia."
The Iranian official also called for enhanced economic cooperation between Tehran and Beijing in light of a July nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers, saying the current level of trade between Iran and China is “inadequate.”
The Chinese delegation, which is visiting Iran upon an official invitation by Rezaei, has held meetings with other senior Iranian officials.