China, Iran vow to deepen defence cooperation
Posted on May 05 2014 | IANS
Beijing, May 5 : China and Iran Monday held bilateral talks here aimed at deepening defence cooperation between the two countries, officials said.
Chinese Defence Minister Chang Wanquan held talks with visiting Iranian Minister of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics Hossein Dehqan here.
Chang said the development of bilateral relations has remained positive and steady.
He said mutual visits and personnel training cooperation between the armed forces of the two countries would further develop friendly relations between them.
This is Dehqan's first visit to China since he took office. He voiced the hope that the two countries will continue to play a positive role in safeguarding regional peace and stability.
Dehqan arrived in Beijing for a four-day official visit Sunday at the invitation of Chang.