Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is looking to engage with China in a “strategic partnership” against the United States, according to the Economist.
Rouhani said Oct. 1 the two countries have made a “major step” to this end by strengthening their economic, security, and technological connections.
Iran is desperate to deepen this relationship after its oil trade has drastically slowed and its currency has dropped to a historic low.
For the effort, Iranian foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif visited China on Friday.
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