|Wang Yi Holds Telephone Talks with Emmanuel Bonne, Foreign Policy Adviser to the President of France|
On August 9, 2019, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held telephone talks at request with Emmanuel Bonne, Foreign Policy Adviser to the President of France.
Emmanuel Bonne briefed on the latest development of the Iranian nuclear issue. He expressed the willingness to strengthen coordination and cooperation with the Chinese side to create conditions for dialogues and ease the current tension.
Wang Yi said, the Chinese side supports the French side’s mediation in resolving the current stalemate of the Iranian nuclear issue. The Chinese side has also made great efforts to save the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iranian nuclear issue. Adhering to the JCPOA is definitely advocating multilateralism, safeguarding fairness and justice, as well as regional security and stability. As a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, the Chinese side is willing to work together with the French side to uphold the authority and effectiveness of international agreements and promote flexibility of all parties, especially in avoiding further escalation of the situation.
The two sides also exchanged views on bilateral relations.