Media reports say that Iran has agreed to supply China with oil in return for investment. Photo: Reuters Media reports say that Iran has agreed to supply China with oil in return for investment. Photo: Reuters
Media reports say that Iran has agreed to supply China with oil in return for investment. Photo: Reuters
Middle East

China warned 25-year deal with Iran is ‘hugely risky’ despite hope it will boost influence in Middle East

  • Beijing is hoping to boost its influence in the region, but the agreement may cause concern in other countries – especially those hostile to Tehran
  • Some observers question whether it is worth Beijing tying itself to a country that is diplomatically isolated and whose economy has been hit by sanctions

Topic |   Middle East
Media reports say that Iran has agreed to supply China with oil in return for investment. Photo: Reuters Media reports say that Iran has agreed to supply China with oil in return for investment. Photo: Reuters
Media reports say that Iran has agreed to supply China with oil in return for investment. Photo: Reuters
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