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Iran tensions

China's Xi calls for early resolution of Iran nuclear issue

Chinese leader touts deeper cooperation during Beijing summit with Iran's Raisi

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, left, stands next to Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcoming ceremony in Beijing on Feb. 14. (Iran's President Website/West Asia News Agency handout via Reuters)

BEIJING (Reuters) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for the early and proper resolution of the Iran nuclear issue while expressing his support for the Islamic Republic in safeguarding its rights and interests, according to Chinese state media.

China will continue to "participate constructively" in talks to resume negotiations on implementing the Iran nuclear agreement, Xi told Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in talks in Beijing.

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