Sun, Jan 17, 2010 - Page 6 News List

Expectations low on Iran talks

SNUB China is expected to send a low-level envoy who doesn’t have decision-making power, sparking speculation whether it was a protest against US arms sales to Taiwan


China and Russia, which have lucrative commercial ties with Tehran, supported all three previous rounds of UN sanctions but lobbied hard to dilute the measures before they were voted on by the 15-nation Security Council.

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