China forms strategic alliance with Iran

Flags of China and Iran _GRAPHIC_Chinese President Xi Jinping emerged from his meeting with Iran’s leadership over the weekend announcing his support for a Palestinian State and the signing of several trade deals with Iran which are, taken together, meant to boost trade between the two countries to $600 billion over the next 10 years. “Among western countries, U.S. policies toward Iran are worse & more hostile; it makes Iran pursue development of ties with independent states,” said Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Meanwhile, US Secretary of State John Kerry was in Saudi Arabia over the weekend where he assured his hosts that Washington is not abandoning them in favor of closer relations with Iran. The comments came even as Iran announced that it has arrested around 100 people in connection with the attack on Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Teheran earlier this month, although the announcement did not appear to mollify Saudi officials who show no signs of restoring diplomatic relations. Read More >>

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