The Heat: China-Iran relations

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A freight train to Tehran is the first step in linking China to the West via the new Silk Road. What is the regional and global impact of Sino-Iran relations?

China’s first freight train on the new Silk Road rolled into Tehran in February – bringing sanction-weary Iran China-manufactured products and economic hope.

CCTV’s Wang Tongxuan reports from Beijing.

The Heat:China-Iran relations Pt1

The Heat:China-Iran relations Pt1

A freight train to Tehran is the first step in linking China to the West via the new Silk Road. What is the regional and global impact of Sino-Iran relations? China’s first freight train on the new Silk Road rolled into Tehran in February – bringing sanction-weary Iran China-manufactured products and economic hope. CCTV’s Wang Tongxuan reports from Beijing.

To discuss China’s relationship with Iran:

    • Mohammad Marandi is an Iranian academic and professor at the University of Tehran.
    • He Wenping is a Professor and Director of African Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
    • F. William Engdahl is an author, lecturer and political risk analyst.
The Heat: China-Iran relations Pt 2

The Heat: China-Iran relations Pt 2

To discuss China's relationship with Iran: Mohammad Marandi is an Iranian academic and professor at the University of Tehran. He Wenping is a Professor and Director of African Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. William Engdahl is an author, lecturer and political risk analyst.