[Text / Observer Net Tong Li] "Where to go abroad during the Spring Festival? Chinese friends, Iran is a good choice ~~" @ Iran Embassy in China posted this top Weibo on December 6, last year, let ’s not Little Chinese netizens shouted "sad."
Everyone called for "the world to live in peace, we don't need war". At the same time, some friends who originally planned to travel asked: "I have already issued a ticket. I am a bit worried. Will we fight?"
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Since the commander of Iran ’s “Holy City Brigade” and Major General Suleimani were assassinated by US air strikes in Iraq on January 3, the situation in the United States and Iran has escalated rapidly, and Iran has vowed retaliation. And US President Donald Trump also "speak hard", even once claiming that if retaliation is encountered, the US military will crack down on Iran's cultural heritage.
Until yesterday (8th), Iran fired dozens of missiles at the U.S. military base in Iraq; afterwards, a Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing 737 crashed in Iran due to a mechanical failure, killing all 176 people on board, causing global suspicion.
Picture of suspected plane crash from the official Weibo video of Yangguang Military
On the 8th, @ Iranian Embassy in China posted 4 Weibo posts such as "The end of the evil forces in the West in the United States has begun". However, as of the press release of Observer.net, the Iranian embassy's top Weibo is still calling on Chinese netizens: "come to Iran for a 'speak and go trip.'"
The Iranian ambassador emphasized three visa-free visits, helping Chinese tourists plan to go to Yazd to find the "Little Zhao Hometown", check in to the "Pink Mosque" in Shiraz, and witness the glory of the Persian Empire in Persepolis Itinerary, do not forget to attach the full Chinese travel guide.
Mok Mosque (Pink Mosque) Pictured from Iran's Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Crafts
Chinese netizens also lamented: "Iran has preserved a lot of cultural heritage of Persian civilization."
I'm also curious whether an Israeli visa on the passport will affect entry ...
This one is filled with the joy of the Spring Festival, the leisurely travel, and the enthusiastic "travel advertisement" of Iranians. It is so sad to see it again after one month. We hope to end the conflict and confrontation at an early date and protect the cultural heritage from being affected.
And the current situation in the Middle East has really affected the travel of some travel enthusiasts, after all, many people have already bought tickets.
In this regard, more people still recommend that they refund their tickets to ensure safety.
According to a daily economic news report, "multinational flights announced to avoid the airspace between Iran and Iran" on the 9th Weibo hot search. On the evening of the 8th, China Southern Airlines cancelled the flight from Urumqi to Tehran, Iran. Both Emirates and Dubai Airlines have cancelled flights to and from Baghdad, Iraq, on the same day. At present, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Korean Air and other multinational airlines have adjusted their routes to avoid Iran and Iraqi airspace.
It is worth noting that on January 8, the Chinese Embassy in Iran issued a notice reminding Chinese citizens and institutions in Iran to pay close attention to the regional security situation, increase vigilance, and pay attention to security precautions. In case of danger or emergency, please report to the police in time and contact the Chinese Embassy in Iran. This reminder is valid until April 8, 2020.
However, as the situation in the Middle East loomed, Iran ’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi appeared on the 5th to “cool down”, saying that “Iran has no intention to go to war with the United States, but is ready for any situation.” .
In a national speech nearly 20 hours after Iran's attack on U.S. military bases in Iraq, Trump announced that he would immediately impose "punitive economic sanctions" on Iran and also stated his willingness not to use the military: "The United States is ready with all People embrace peace. "
As netizens said, we hope that the world can live in peace, we don't need war! The Iranian people are also welcome to visit beautiful China.