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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

"China 'a mystery' on Iran sanctions":Israeli UN envoy

China's position on toughened nuclear sanctions against Iran remains a "mystery," Israel's UN envoy said Tuesday, and doubted the Security Council would agree new punishments for Tehran this month.Ambassador Gabriela Shalev also said that should efforts fail to frame a unified range of United Nations sanctions, it would be up to individual world powers to team up outside the Council to punish Iran economically.And, following Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Moscow, Shalev said that it was clear Russia had dropped its earlier reluctance to impose more sanctions on Iran to punish its nuclear drive."I know that the Russians have turned their position," Shalev told a small group of reporters."I know that the Russians now agree that there must be some kind of limit on the engagement," she said, referring to Iran's refusal to agree to a UN-backed deal to end the standoff over its nuclear program."China is a mystery"...

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