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China to Deepen Bilateral Ties with Iran Following Oil Tanker Incidents

According to a report, the Chinese president met with the Iranian president Friday as tensions with the U.S. mount over the suspected oil tanker attacks.

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at a summit in Kyrgyzstan and reaffirmed Beijing’s willingness to develop ties with the country even as the U.S. placed the blame squarely on Tehran for the attack on two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz.

Xi met with Rouhani privately at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Bishkek, Reuters reported. The Chinese leader promised to develop the relationship no matter how the situation changes.

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