U.S. Presses China Over Iran – CNN

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U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte sought Chinese backing Thursday for new U.N. sanctions against , warning that Tehran’s alleged uranium enrichment and missile development programs remained a threat, the Associated Press reported.

Negroponte is seeking Chinese backing for fresh sanctions against Iran.

Negroponte said he would raise the issue in talks with Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Dai Bingguo at the fifth session of their semiannual U.S.-China Senior Dialogue, that will also to touch on Taiwan, Sudan, human rights and efforts to dismantle North Korea’s nuclear program, Negroponte said.

China, which has extensive business links to Iran, has repeatedly opposed a new U.N. resolution, arguing that negotiation rather than economic pressure was the best way to engage Tehran. [Full Text]

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