16 mai 2018

The History of China and Iran’s Unlikely Partnership


It is no surprise that China is the first destination this week for Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif’s trip to shore up support for continued adherence to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). As the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran deal brings all of Iran’s bilateral relationships around the world into focus, it is natural that Iran would check in first with the country that is currently its most consistent, reliable, and number one trading partner: China. The largest [...]