President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the renovation plan on Iran's Arak heavy water nuclear reactor will be implemented jointly by Iranian, American and Chinese technicians.
The Iranian president made the comment in response to a Chinese reporter in his Saturday press conference.
Responding to a question about the future of the two countries' relations in the aftermath of the nuclear agreement and Iran's new foreign policies, the president said that Iran has good relations with China and in the beginning of this government's tenure, I held detailed talks with the Chinese president, including in a visit of China and in Russia, and all in all, the two countries' relations are still expanding.
Rouhani said that there are many projects in which the Chinese can cooperate, including those related to the nuclear agreement and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
He set example of the renovation plan for the Arak heavy water nuclear reactor Iran will cooperate with China and one of the 5+1 Group countries and will probably be the United States.
'The reactor will thus be equipped with more modern technology facilities and be renovated, and China will participate in the project,' said President Rouhani.
He said that seven working groups have been formed to see into further expansion of Iran-China relations, expressing hope that all plans in mind for joint cooperation will be implemented in the future.
'We are determined to expand our relations with China, India and Russia, as three major Asian countries, as well as the other major regional countries,' added the president.