US seeks China’s support on Iran sanctions

Posted: January 11, 2012 in International, Politics
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The US treasury secretary, Timothy Geithner, is visiting Beijing this week, hoping to gain China‘s support for US sanctions on Iran‘s oil industry. China buys almost one-third of Iran’s oil exports and has rejected the US sanctions as a tool to rein in Iran’s nuclear programme.

I’m not sure why the US would send the Treasury Secretary rather than the Secretary of State. It seems a little odd.

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