Iranian leaders pressed to disclose details of 25-year China pact

Iranian leaders pressed to disclose details of 25-year China pact

The Guardian

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Government official hints China standing in way of publication, as protesters insist ‘Iran is not for sale’

Iran’s ministers are being pressed by critics in the country to reveal details of a 25-year strategic partnership deal signed with China at the weekend, following accusations that Iran has sold its sovereignty.

Many analysts say the agreement is largely aspirational, but the secrecy surrounding the final version has provided a useful stick for the regime’s critics.

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