FILE PHOTO: Chinese language President Xi Jinping speaks throughout a session of the St. Petersburg Worldwide Financial Discussion board (SPIEF), Russia June 7, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim ShemetovReuters
BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese language President Xi Jinping advised Iran’s president on Friday that China will promote regular improvement of ties with Iran irrespective of how the scenario modifications, Chinese language state media mentioned.
The official Xinhua information company mentioned Xi made the remark in a gathering with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Group summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
America blamed Iran for assaults on two oil tankers within the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil costs and raised issues a couple of new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, although Tehran has denied the allegation.
(Reporting by Michael Martina; Modifying by Nick Macfie)
Copyright 2019 Thomson Reuters.