On May 18th, 2022, Taihe Institute (TI) and the Iranian Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS) co-hosted the webinar on “China-Iran Relations and Developments in the Middle East.” Topics discussed included “Bilateral Issues on China-Iran Future Cooperation” and “Regional Development in West Asia and East Asia.”
Distinguished Iranian guests invited were His Excellency Mohammad Hassan Sheikholeslami, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran and President of IPIS, H.E. Mohammad Keshavarz-Zadeh, Ambassador of Iran to China, H.E. Seyed Kazem Sajjadpour, Distinguished Senior Research Fellow of IPIS and former Ambassador of Iran to the United Nation in Geneva, Mr. Khalil Shirgolami, Deputy Director General for Research of IPIS, Professor Hassan Ahmadian of Tehran University, Mr. Alireza Miryousefi, Senior Research Fellow of IPIS, and Mr. Mahdi Zadehali, First Secretary of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Beijing.
Distinguished guests representing the Chinese side were Mr. Wu Hailong, President of China Public Diplomacy Association, Ms. Li Rong, Senior Fellow of Taihe Institute and former Director of the West Asia and Africa Institute of China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, Mr. Wu Yihong, Senior Fellow of Taihe Institute, Mr. Li Yuanqing, Vice President of China-Arab Exchange Association and Senior Fellow of CGE Peace Development Foundation, Mr. Einar Tangen, Senior Fellow of Taihe Institute and Founder and Chairman of China Cities Bluebook Consulting, Mr. Liu Yihua, Fellow of Taihe Institute, and Ms. Liu Yinting, Senior Analyst of Paitron Services, Ltd., as well as some members of the TI Executive Council.