UN sanctions

Chinese Envoy Objects to More Penalties for Iran

From the NYT: Imposing tougher sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program is a poor idea while diplomatic negotiations remain possible, Zhang Yesui, the Chinese ambassador to the United Nations, said Tuesday…Efforts to...

China Vetos UN Sanctions on Zimbabwe

Below are excerpts from press coverage of China and Russia’s veto of a UN attempt to impose sanctions on Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe and some of his key allies. From the Guardian: British and US efforts to...

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