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Israel takes Iran nuclear concern to partner China

[Maybe China will suggest an embargo on Israel for threatening Iran]

BEIJING: Israel Friday took its concern about Iran’s nuclear program to one of Iran’s main partners, China, and hinted it could launch a pre-emptive attack on the Islamic Republic despite repeated calls by China to allow diplomacy to take its course.

China, which has close energy and trade ties with Iran, has urged a negotiated solution to the dispute over Iran’s nuclear ambitions and long opposed unilateral sanctions on Iran.

“For us, it’s crucial to explain our position to our Chinese partners,” Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told reporters on a visit to Beijing. “It’s crucial to clarify our position to China in the hope they understand our concerns, our problems,” he said, adding that Israel would “continue the dialogue” with China.

Read more: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Mar-17/166...
(The Daily Star :: Lebanon News :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb)



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