China will consider the proposals of the Iranian side to send specialists to visit Iran's nuclear facilities, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Jiang Yu said at a press briefing today, RIA Novosti reported.
The proposal was made by Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, who is currently on a visit to China.
"Regarding Iran's proposal to invite Chinese specialists to inspect Iran's nuclear facilities, we will review it carefully," Jiang said.
She reiterated that China considers it necessary to rapidly continue the negotiations on the Iranian nuclear issue between Tehran and six international representatives (five members of the UN Security Council and Germany). Beijing sees them as the basis for solving this problem.
The diplomat said that Iranian foreign minister held talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on Tuesday. The issues of intensifying bilateral relations, the Iranian nuclear issue and international issues of mutual interest were discussed. Iranian minister plans to meet with the Chinese leadership in the afternoon.
This is the fourth resolution adopted by the UN Security Council due to Tehran's refusal to comply with international requirements concerning the clarification of several issues of the world community over the Iranian nuclear program, including the existence of its military component.
Western countries, including the U.S., are sure that Iran strives to develop nuclear weapons and call for to prevent this development.