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IRAN DA Iran's FARS News Agency reported Wednesday that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warned his nation would reciprocate if U.N. sanctions are enforced. "If any government in any corner of the world wants to trample on even an iota of the Iranian nation's rights under the pretext of these resolutions, the Iranian nation reserves the right for itself to take a decisive retaliatory move," Read more: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/06/16/96021/obama-administration-unveils- new.html#ixzz0sYPjE6Rh A2 Iran and China Relations
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Iran vote shows China's Western drift By Jian Junbo SHANGHAI - This month, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) passed a resolution to tighten sanctions on Iran, imposing a ban on arms sales and expanding a freeze on assets of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps in response to the country's uranium-enrichment activities, which Tehran says are for peaceful purposes but other countries contend are driven by military ambitions. This means China, as one of the five permanent members of the UNSC as well as a traditional friend of Iran, has acted unusually in casting its vote in favor of this fourth round of UN sanctions. Li Baodong, the Chinese permanent representative to the United Nations, explained that China's approval of this resolution "is aimed at bringing Iran back to the negotiation table and activating a new round of diplomatic efforts". His explanation was echoed by Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang in Beijing, who said the nuclear standoff should be resolved through dialogue and diplomatic means. However, following the resolution, Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki rejected it as illegitimate, maintaining Tehran's longstanding claim that the country's nuclear program was entirely peaceful and therefore outside the UNSC's turf. Given China's stance, it seems previously good China-Iran relations have been challenged, as Iran's top nuclear official Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organization and the country's vice president, lashed out at Beijing. He said, "It's [China] showing a behavior that will certainly influence the Islamic world and the minds of Muslims . .. It will slowly lose its respectable position in the Muslim world and will wake up when it's too late." However, Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad later politely said in Shanghai during a visit to the World Expo 2010, "We have very good relations with China and we have no reason to weaken our relations with China . .. The problem is the United
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http://www.modernghana.com/news/282147/1/bp-oil-spill-who-wears-the-shoes-knows-where-they-.html MADAGASCAR DA: EU suspends development aid to Madagascar 03 June 2010, 15:28 CET — filed under: unrest , Madagascar , Council of Ministers , sanctions http://www.eu2010.es/en/agenda/consejoministros/evento191.html The council of Justice and Home Affairs writes, ( LUXEMBOURG ) - The European Union on Thursday sanctioned Madagascar on Thursday over the "unacceptable" actions of its "de facto authorities" who seized power last year, by slashing
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