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Striking Iran Could Destabilize Region, Warns Official

April 06 2012


A senior Chinese official has warned against attack Iran over its nuclear program, Reuters reports.

Striking Iranian nuclear facilities would invite retaliation that would envelop the region and destabilize the global economic recovery, a Chinese Foreign Ministry official said on Friday in Beijing.

China has close energy and trade ties with Iran and has been a strong proponent of a negotiated solution to the nuclear issue.

Speculation that Israel will attack Iran has been...

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