China's President Xi Jinping. REUTERS./FILE PHOTO

 – China’s President Xi Jinping has accepted Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s invitation to pay a state visit to Iran, a joint communique between both countries said on Thursday.

The statement released on Raisi’s last day of a three-day visit to Beijing did not give more details.

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(Reporting by Beijing newsroom; Writing by Liz Lee; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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