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China and Iran see closer ties after landmark nuclear deal

China took part in the talks with Iran that yielded the nuclear agreement in July

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China's Mr Wang (right) and Iran's Mr Zarif both stress the need to work together to solve hotspot security problems through political means.

Beijing

THE foreign ministers of Iran and China - a major buyer of Iranian oil - signalled Tuesday that their countries will forge closer economic ties following a landmark international nuclear deal with Teheran.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi hosted Iran's top diplomat Mohammad