Posting two tweets in Chinese language on Tuesday, Zarif said that he had in a telephone conversation with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, stressed that Tehran stands firm by Beijing as the coronavirus spreads across the world.
“I expressed appreciation and gratitude for China’s successful measures to fight the epidemic. China prevented the epidemic not only from getting worse at home but also from spreading internationally,” he said.
MOFA of the IRI and his Chinese counterpart have discussed the latest efforts to contain the novel coronavirus. Dr. Zarif lauded the Chinese government for its responsibility and efforts to control the crisis and expressed his opposition to politicization of such issues pic.twitter.com/LaFJZcBQIH— Foreign Ministry