25-year cooperation agreement between the Iranian regime and China

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The People’s Republic of China and the Islamic Republic of Iran are referred to as the parties in this text.

– Two ancient Asian civilizations and two close partners in the fields of trade, economy, politics, culture and security, with many common views and interests in the field of bilateral and multilateral and consider each other as an important strategic partner.

– By recognizing cultural commonalities, multilateralism, upholding the right of nations to enjoy equal sovereignty and their own model of indigenous development, and sharing similar views on various global issues that extend their relationship to a strategic level based on mutual benefit and approach. Win – has been won.

With deep and friendly relations since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1971 with areas conducive to cooperation in the fields of energy, infrastructure, science and technology, etc., the leaders of the two sides have been strongly committed to expanding relations and calling for a program to strengthen relations.

– Assuring that this document restores a new chapter in the sphere of relations between the two great Asian civilizations of China and Iran and is an effective step to realize the common will of the leaders to deepen bilateral relations and strengthen bilateral cooperation in various fields within the “Belt-Road” initiative. ; – With the aim of implementing paragraph 6 of the Partnership Declaration on the Establishment of a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between the People’s Republic of China and the Islamic Republic, issued in January 2016, emphasizes the need to establish a mechanism and provide the necessary infrastructure to develop cooperation in a 25-year perspective. .

The two sides agreed on the following:

The first clause; vision

Driven comprehensive China-Iran strategic partnership, based on a win-win approach in the field of regional bilateral and international relations

Second paragraph; Mission

Given the enormous potential for cooperation, the Parties will work together to achieve the following objectives within the framework of this document;

– Expanding bilateral economic and trade cooperation

– Effective interaction between public and private institutions and free and special zones

– Increasing the impact in the fields of economy, technology and tourism

– Strategic participation in various economic fields

– Expanding collaborations between universities, technology and science departments

– Effective and continuous review of joint economic cooperation in order to overcome obstacles and challenges

– Supporting each other’s positions and cooperating in international forums and regional organizations

– Strengthen law enforcement and security cooperation in various fields, including the fight against terrorism

– Expand military cooperation to strengthen defense and strategic capabilities

– Cooperation in other fields.

Third paragraph; Basic goals

The parties have set out the main objectives of this document, taking into account Annex 2 (1), taking into account bilateral strategic policies, cooperation capacities and real opportunities and conditions.

Fourth paragraph; Areas of cooperation

The Parties shall cooperate in the development of comprehensive cooperation as described in Annex (2). Some of the preferred areas are as follows:

Energy includes crude oil (production, transportation, refining and security of supply), petrochemicals, renewable energy and civilian nuclear energy.

Highways, railways and maritime connections to enhance Iran’s role in the belt-road initiative.

High-standard banking cooperation, with an emphasis on the use of national currencies, with an emphasis on combating money laundering, terrorist financing and organized crime.

Tourism, science-academia, technology, and exchange of experiences in manpower training, eradicating poverty, and improving people’s livelihoods in less developed areas.

Fifth paragraph; Executive measures

Based on the principles and common interests, and in accordance with the principles of trade between economic enterprises, the parties will expand their comprehensive strategic cooperation in all areas by implementing the measures set out in Annex 3 to this document.

Section 6; Monitoring and enforcement

1. To coordinate and monitor the implementation of the provisions of this document, the parties shall establish a mechanism headed by high-ranking officials on behalf of their leaders.

2. In this regard, the High Representative will hold annual meetings and, if necessary, the relevant authorities will hold consultative meetings with their counterparts.

3. The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries, as responsible officials, in cooperation with other ministries, including the Ministry of Commerce of China and the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Iran, have the duty to monitor the implementation of the provisions of this document and report progress to their leaders.

Seventh paragraph; Cooperation in a third country

Given the common interests of the Belt-Road Initiative, the Parties shall encourage bilateral and multilateral cooperation through joint programs in neighboring or third countries.

Article 8: Denial of external pressures

In support of the principle of multilateralism, the Parties shall protect the implementation of the provisions of this document against unlawful pressure from third parties.

Paragraph nine; Final provisions

1- Any amendment to the appendices of this document (issues raised in paragraphs 3, 4, 5) must be done with mutual consent of the parties and through coordination and consultation.

2. If necessary, to facilitate the implementation of the issues agreed upon by the parties, they can take action by submitting proposals to amend or update this document. This should not affect or hinder the implementation of agreed projects.

3- Appendices of Ibn Sind are considered an integral part of it.

4- This document will be valid for 25 years from the date of signing.

This document was signed in… (equivalent to Iranian calendar) in the city… in three copies in Chinese, Persian and English; Each version has the same validity. In case of dispute, the English version shall prevail.

[Signature] On behalf of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran / On behalf of the Government of the People’s Republic of China

Appendices to the Comprehensive Collaboration Program

Appendix 1: Basic Objectives

With the joint efforts of both sides, China will be a steady importer of Iranian crude oil, and hopes that Iran will address China’s concerns about the return on investment in Iran’s oil sector. The Chinese side should also pay attention to the optimal use of financial resources obtained from the sale of oil to China.

 Promoting the position of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Zone-Road Initiative through the development of multimodal transportation, including rail, sea, air and air networks, and national and regional needs.

Promoting banking, financing and insurance cooperation.

 Development of investments in various economic fields, including oil, petrochemical, heavy industries. Agriculture, health, electricity, smart grids and new knowledge and resources such as communications, services and tourism

Development of cooperation in the field of transfer and development of new technologies, including clean energy, renewable energy, construction of communication and information technology power plants, agricultural health sector, etc.

Operating the capacities of the two countries in order to implement large industrial and mining projects

 Development of commercial trade capacities and improvement of capacity building in customs cooperation

Development of cooperation in the field of agricultural products, pharmaceuticals and health and innovation industries

Development of tourism cooperation, including encouraging investment and development of tourism resources and infrastructure

Expand knowledge and share new technologies in order to preserve the environment in various fields

Strengthen the bedrock for cooperation between technical and engineering organizations in various economic sectors and facilitate the export of technical and engineering services

Participation in the fields of marine and port infrastructure, including the construction of offshore structures, vessels, development of ports and related equipment and facilities,

Discussion on cooperation in Iran’s energy projects

Cooperation in the construction of new cities in Iran

Cooperation in creating industrial / service-oriented / technology-oriented centers in selected ports and islands with the aim of producing and exporting common services and goods to countries in the region

Development and strengthening of scientific, technical, legal and economic cooperation in various fields of cyberspace and end-user equipment

Encourage investment in power plants

Development of military, defense and security cooperation in the fields of research and education, defense industry and interaction in strategic issues

Deepen comprehensive strategic partnership in the field of bilateral, regional and international political cooperation

Appendix 2: Main topics for the 25-year Comprehensive Cooperation Program A. Oil and Energy

Provide long-term energy security

 Joint effort to establish a mechanism for sustainable import of crude oil from Iran,

Encourage companies from both sides to develop Iran’s oil fields through partnerships with joint ventures to supply energy needed by China

Discussion on participation in the creation and equipping of oil, gas and petrochemical storage tanks in the two countries

Encourage Chinese companies to invest in and finance electricity, energy, water and sewerage projects

China’s participation in the transfer of technical knowledge, transfer of experiences in the field of strategic planning to the Iranian water and electricity industry

B) Active participation in the belt-road

1. Regional-International Corridors

Following the principle of pursuing common interests, through consultation and cooperation, creating active participation in the corridors of the south and north (Chabahar port – Central Asia and southwest (Chabahar and Bandar Abbas to Turkey and the Republic of Azerbaijan),

 Discussion on the beginning of the construction of the pilgrimage railway corridor, Pakistan, Iran-Iraq-Syria and related projects

2. National Rail Network

 By following the three economic principles, respect for private property, market orientation and competition, further completion of the East-West railway in Iran

 Encourage customer implementation of Iran Safe Line and Highway-Road projects

3. Regional cooperation

 Transfer of energy resources including oil and gas from the west to the east of Iran

Gas supply to Pakistan and China using the China – Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

Design and implementation of joint programs for the development of resources and energy transmission in Iraq

China’s participation in electricity generation and transmission between Iran and neighboring countries

Joint investment in the construction of power plants and transmission lines in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria and the possibility of joint cooperation for the export of electricity within the framework of the belt-road initiative to Pakistan and Afghanistan and the exchange of electricity by creating an east-west corridor in Iran.

Joint cooperation in electricity supply and exchange of countries along the Silk Road in the form of a belt-road initiative

– Providing comprehensive proposals for the construction and upgrading of hydropower plants with new technologies in the form of the Silk Road Fund and other forms of contract and investment

– Joint cooperation in creating small-scale and high-efficiency power plants for Iran and the region.

C) Development of Makran beaches

Participation in the development of Jask port

Participation in the establishment of an industrial city

Participation in the construction of refineries and petrochemical, steel and aluminum industries

Participation in the construction of tourist cities

Cooperation in other fields of environment, seaports, science and technology and smart cities.

D) Cooperation in the field of technology and telecommunications

1. Define joint projects to develop and strengthen the information and communication infrastructure network

Development of the fifth generation of telecommunications

Basic services (including search engines, email and social messaging);

Telecommunication equipment (including GPS router, switch, our server and data storage)

 End-user equipment from mobile phones, tablets, laptops)

Discuss possible collaborations on the development of basic software such as PC and mobile operating systems for browsers and antivirus and implement such collaborations in a timely manner.

2. Definition of joint and experimental projects in the field of intelligent technologies and artificial intelligence

3. Conducting joint research by universities of the two countries and developing cooperation with knowledge-based companies and innovative business ecosystems and start-ups

4. Strengthening collaborations in radio frequency spectrum projects and coordination in satellite frequencies in the international arena, etc.

E) Areas of financial, economic and trade cooperation

1. Development of banking, financial and insurance cooperation based on the provisions of the annexes of the present document

2. Cooperation in the field of agriculture, health in accordance with the provisions of this document

3. Cooperation in the field of tourism and cultural heritage based on the annex to the document. Present

4. Establish a bilateral trade settlement mechanism to expand and strengthen trade relations

5. Discuss and start related funding programs to remove obstacles to cooperation between the two countries

6. Defining common poverty reduction and implementation of regional development projects in less developed areas of the country

F) Bilateral military defense and security cooperation

Defense and consulting cooperation in regional and international areas, including strategic affairs and counter-terrorism

– Development of defense cooperation in the fields of education, exchange of professors and students, research, training, exchange of military and diam experience, technology and defense industry

G) Political cooperation

– Defining the necessary mechanisms to strengthen comprehensive strategic relations

– Strengthening cooperation in regional and international forums, organizations and institutions

Appendix 3: Executive Measures – Short-Term Executive Measures 1. Oil and energy

The parties agreed to take appropriate action in the following circumstances.

Stable supply of crude oil to China

Concluding cooperation agreements in upstream and downstream projects in the Iranian oil industry with capable Chinese companies

 Participation in the construction and equipping of storage tanks for oil and oil products in Iran, China or other parts of the world: Participation in the construction, capacity development of Iran’s energy transmission lines, including oil, gas, oil products and electricity pipelines,

Increasing the export of Iranian petrochemical products to China and cooperation on electricity and fertilizer production from municipal waste

The parties also agreed to cooperate in the following areas

– Facilitate the implementation and completion of semi-finished projects with previous combinations

 – Encourage investment, financing and implementation of thermal power plants and cooperation for the construction of hydroelectric power plants, water and wastewater treatment plants, dams and irrigation and drainage networks, and the construction of large desalination plants.

– Invitation to the cooperation and participation of Chinese investment companies in increasing the share of renewable energy and combined cycle power plants in Iran’s energy portfolio in the form of cross-selling, credit lines, delivery of oil or petroleum products

– Cooperation in the field of construction of factories producing new equipment and technologies in the field of water and electricity in Iran.

2. Financial, banking and insurance

Expansion of financial, clean and insurance cooperation within the framework of market principles and laws of the two countries

 Facilitate the implementation of previous agreements with Chinese credit institutions and continuously review the financing of development, production and service projects subject to agreed arrangements.

Establish a joint venture to facilitate trade in goods between traders in the country,

Encourage financing of infrastructure projects and commercial exchanges through the provision of credit lines

 Opening branches with representation of Iranian banks in China Special Economic Zones and establishing a joint China-Iran bank by establishing its branches in the mainland of free trade zones and special economic zones of the two countries, absolute rules and regulations of the parties,

Facilitate the Chinese side’s investment in Iran’s special industrial and free trade zone projects based on the belt-road initiative

Encourage credit institutions to cooperate financially with Iran based on market principles, use of various resources, including the Silk Road mandate, and establish new arrangements for financing eligible and priority production and service projects, such as infrastructure projects.

 Supporting insurance cooperation and insurance coverage of major Iranian national projects within the framework of laws and regulations

 Discuss the possibility of deepening financing cooperation between the two countries to support bilateral trade, monetary swap agreements, the signing of a bilateral financing agreement and the establishment of a China-Ireland Joint Investment Fund. Use of various resources, including the Silk Road Fund, when conditions allow. Be.

3. Transportation and infrastructure

Encourage investment and financing in the construction and development of airports. Purchase of joint products of Iran and China and in the development of air supply chain consisting of Iranian companies

Cooperation in the field of consulting and management in the field of airport management and management, scientific-educational exchanges in the fields of management, aviation industry management, standardization of design and development of new aviation products, production and production of products, test and evaluation and quality control, traffic management . Airport safety and facilities, development of air freight systems and equipment and information technology infrastructure

Technology transfer and participation in the development of technologies required in the air – to facilitate the implementation and completion of semi-finished railway projects and participation in hazardous national and regional railway projects

Attracting Chinese capital in electrifying Iran’s main railway lines such as Isfahan-Shiraz-Tehran-Mashhad and Tehran-Tabriz high-speed railways and participating in the construction of freeways, including the Tehran-North freeway

Joint investment in building smart cities and ecosystems in Makran and Toos;

Cooperation in the construction of large and smart buildings

 Technology exchange and cooperation in terms of construction of desert highways

Discussion on the necessity and possibility of establishing a joint international maritime transport company

Participation and facilitation of investment by Chinese investors in the development of port logistics network, construction of railways and logistics terminal units in free and special zones

Using a variety of new construction technologies with the ability to implement in Iran and transfer knowledge to the country

Encourage investment in the construction sector, including infrastructure and superstructure projects in the Iranian housing sector

Utilizing China’s experience in launching public-private housing projects, overseeing housing construction, and providing housing, especially low-cost housing

 Designing new generation cities and neighborhoods with a new environmentally friendly smart city approach as a pilot

4. Scientific, cultural, tourism, environment

 Granting reciprocal government scholarships and exchange of professors and students and conducting joint research between universities of the two countries and knowledge-based companies by supporting the establishment of joint funds in the field of scientific and technological cooperation

 Identify joint projects in the field of new technologies

Proposing the transfer of a certain part of the shares of China Artificial Intelligence City to Iran Foreign Investment Company (EFIC) so that at least one deposit (share) of it will be provided to the company

Talk about creating an association of heads of major universities »

Supporting Persian and Chinese language and literature courses in universities

Identify joint projects in the development and strengthening of ICT infrastructure, including the creation of the necessary infrastructure for the realization of the Digital Silk Road, the development of fifth generation communications (basic services such as search engines, social media and emails), communication equipment such as routers . Switches, servers and storage devices), end-user equipment such as mobile phones, laptops and tablets Gfengo about the possibility of cooperation in the development of basic software (such as computer and mobile operating systems, browser and antivirus

Coordination and cooperation in drafting and approving the laws of conventions and international decisions in the field of sovereignty of cyberspace

Strengthen comprehensive cooperation between online media of the two sides in various forms and encourage online media to exchange information

Encourage the National Computer Network Emergency Response Team in the country to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on cyber security and guide cooperation to respond to cyber security incidents abroad and share information on threats

Cooperation in the tourism industry with a focus on infrastructure development, facilitating the attraction of tourists from the two countries, developing tourism products and services and promoting cooperation in the field of cultural heritage and handicrafts

Organizing exhibitions and sending trade delegations between the parties, with the aim of identifying economic markets and handicraft markets, supplying raw materials and handicraft production equipment

Regular holding of cultural festivals and exhibitions in the country using the capacities of non-governmental organizations and strengthening of China-Iran friendship associations

Environmental and ecological cooperation within the framework of the International Coalition for Green Development in the Road Belt Initiative

Implementation of Memorandum of Understanding on the construction of materials related to climate change between the parties and the supply of low carbon materials for Iran

Cooperation on ways to deal with and stabilize dust in Iran

5. Free and special economic zones

Encourage and support Chinese capitalists to invest in special and free zones of the Islamic Republic of Iran, especially in the Qeshm, Arvand and Mako free zones.

Identification and classification according to selected and special economic zones with free trade commensurate with the existing capacities and infrastructure to attract participation and investment by Chinese companies

Identify and apply support and encouragement strategies for Chinese investors that are the prelude to raising capital by free and special economic zones

Invite Chinese experts to transfer knowledge and experience in creating and managing pilot free trade zones and special economic zones

Supporting the cooperation and participation of the Asian Infrastructure Development Investment Bank and the Silk Road Fund in the free and special investment zones of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ایران

 Participation in investment for the establishment of the International Exchange of Iran Free Zones and cooperation in launching a joint cross-border free zone in a third country

6. Industry, mining and trade

Cooperation between car companies in the country in order to transfer technology and joint production for supply in the market of two countries and third countries by creating production cycles

Defining a joint project of a secretary or service in third countries with the aim of participating in the reconstruction of countries in the region, including Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria

Expansion of joint production of subway cars

Design of an industrial town for the production of automobiles and related industries with a focus on the use of renewable energy technology

Encourage investment in the production of industrial mining machinery, exploration, equipping and operation of mines, development and completion of shipbuilding complexes, electronic home appliances and solar cell production – Establishment of a mutual fund for export credits

7. Agriculture and health

Strengthen cooperation based on the Memorandum of Understanding on the fight against coronavirus and diseases and a similar study between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the People’s Republic of China

Strengthen cooperation in the field of research and transfer of health technology, health education, health education and cooperation of medical schools, including by defining projects and areas of cooperation based on the Belt-Road Initiative

Cooperation to meet the pharmaceutical needs, equipment and medical supplies in the country

Encourage Chinese companies to invest and establish special legal facilities for Chinese investors in developing production-trade cooperation in agriculture, watershed management, fisheries and aquaculture, and transfer of related technologies

Facilitate the export of dairy products, livestock and rye with the participation of Chinese investors

Exchange of technology and investment in the production of pesticides, insecticides and agricultural fungicides in compliance with international regulations

Update and Implementation of futures studies and futurism at the national, regional and international levels and in all dimensions of cyberspace between universities and scientific centers of the two countries

Discuss the possibility of creating a comprehensive international financial system, using China’s capabilities, which would allow all countries legal access, and implement agreements when the conditions are right.

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