China champions Iran sanctions relief as Vienna meeting seeks to bring US back to nuclear deal

Published Apr 07 2021 at 7:15 AM GMT
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  • Beijing called for progress on sanction relief for Iran and for the United States to return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as the deal signatories met in Vienna to seek a breakthrough on the deal.
  • Wang Qun, China’s representative in the discussions on Tuesday, reiterated Beijing’s consistent stance against “illicit sanctions” against Iran, and said the US should immediately revoke its “long-arm jurisdiction” targeting third-party entities and individuals, including from China.“China will….




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  • Published Apr 7, 2021 7:15 AM GMT