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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2021, 3(1); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2021.030102.

Research on Iranian Elites' Perception of the “Belt and Road” Initiative


Liu Shiwu

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Liu Shiwu

School of International Relations and Public Affairs at Shanghai International Studies University, 200083, China


Iran is a major country in the Middle East with the strongest overall national strength and an important fulcrum for China to implement the "Belt and Road" initiative. Studying Iran’s perception of the “Belt and Road” initiative can clarify its strategic framework for China, look for more possibilities for cooperation, and strive for a benign interaction between China and Iran in the “Belt and Road” initiative. The elites have played a key role in forming Iran’s perception of the “Belt and Road” initiative. This article uses the elite as the subject of cognition to study Iran’s cognition of the “Belt and Road” and analyze the influencing factors that form the cognition.


Perception, "One Belt One Road" Initiative, elite, Iran

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Liu Shiwu. Research on Iranian Elites' Perception of the “Belt and Road” Initiative. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2021) Vol. 3 Issue 1: 5-9. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2021.030102.


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