Iran and China on March 27 signed a sweeping 25-year trade and security cooperation pact that could lead to increased oil flows from Tehran to Beijing. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The exact text of the deal was not released, but Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency reported that in exchange for greater access to Iranian oil, China pledged assistance and investment in Tehran’s energy sector, including fossil fuels, clean energy and nuclear. “Based on this document, China will be a steady importer of Iran’s oil, and Iran should remove China’s concerns for return of its investment,” Tasnim said. The deal — signed by the two countries’ […]