China’s Response to the Killing of Soleimani

Author
Roie Yellinek
Content Type
Commentary and Analysis
Institution
The Begin-Sadat Centre for Strategic Studies (BESA)
Abstract
China and Iran have a close relationship, but Beijing’s influence over Tehran is questionable. Its response to the killing of Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani offers clues to its view of its own role in the Middle East.
Topic
Bilateral Relations, Economy, Political stability, Qassem Soleimani
Political Geography
China, Iran, Middle East, Asia, United States of America