On Jul. 8, President Jiao Li met with new Iranian Ambassador to China Mahdi Safari. Both parties held discussions on enhancing and promoting the communication and cooperation between the TV agencies of the two countries.
President Jiao Li said that, both CCTV and Iran broadcasting agency attached great importance to the communication and cooperation between them and they had communicated with each other for many times; for a long time, CCTV has always insisted on reporting Iran in an objective way; at present, CCTV is constructing the reporter station in Iran and will appreciate it if the ambassador could provide support and convenience.
Safari indicated that, both parties should enhance cooperation and communication and promote mutual understanding between the people of the two countries; the Embassy of Iran to China is willing to provide support to CCTV for reporter station construction and other issues; and CCTV is expected to have more reports on Iran.