Iranian and Chinese officials in a meeting in Beijing on Friday agreed to increase cooperation in several areas, including media and public diplomacy.
The agreement was reached between Iranian Ambassador to Beijing Ali Asghar Khaji and the Chinese information dissemination minister in their meeting in the Chinese capital today.
During the meeting, the Iranian ambassador said that it is necessary that media cooperation between Iran and China in media and cultural fields to increase.
The Chinese minister, for his part, said the high capacities of Iran and China in cultural and media relations need to be dealt with more seriously.
Last month, Khaji said Tehran and Beijing share the common view that enhancing their ties would result in a much better outlook for both nations, and called on relevant officials and bodies to pave the ground for optimum utilization of the existing opportunities.
Khaji said that fortunately there are good potentials for cooperation between the two countries which enjoy historical background too.
He went on to say that presence of Iranians in different fields of science, culture, and economy in China is significant, and vowed to do his best to help the country's tradesmen expand business with their Chinese counterparts.