|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Remarks on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif's Appreciation for China's Response to the Pneumonia Outbreak Caused by the Novel Coronavirus|
Q: Recently, Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif wrote a twitter in Chinese, praising China's response to the outbreak of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus. What is China's comment?
A: Foreign Minister Zarif's remarks fully reflect the traditional friendship and sincere partnership between China and Iran. State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has conveyed an oral message to Foreign Minister Zarif to express thanks to the Iranian side. At present, the Chinese government is taking resolute and forceful measures to conduct scientific and effective prevention and control of the epidemic, and maintaining close cooperation with the World Health Organization and other international partners. We are fully confident that the outbreak will be brought under control and defeated as soon as possible.