Document Type : Research Paper
Assistant Professor; Political Science Department, University of Tehran
Ph.D Candidate of International Relations, University of Tehran
The changing condition of post Cold War era with some characteristics such as
interdependence and globalization have caused multiple actors advent and issues
diverse in foreign policies. With concern of the context, the aim of this articles is
study of Iran- China relations after Islamic revolution. This article argues Iran and
China have more reasons to create comprehensive cooperation but some variables
like Structural tensions, regional countries lobbies, different expectations and U.S
role are the main obstacles to have strategic relations between the two countries.
Reviewing of Iran-China relations, examining of strategic basis and finally obstacles
of comprehensive cooperations are sections of this article.