Going Green

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

China and Iran - Oil and Weapons

This looks to me like an Armagedon scenario if there ever was one.

11/14/2007 15:32

Beijing offers Iran diplomatic cover (and weapons) for oil barrels

China’s foreign minister and Iran’s president praise Sino-Iranian friendship as their two-way trade reaches US$ 20 billion. Iran today gives the IAEA papers with information on nuclear weapon parts.

Tehran (AsiaNews) – Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said that stronger Sino-Iranian ties are good for regional and international peace. Mr Yang, who arrived in Iran yesterday, today met his Iranian counterpart, Manouchehr Mottaki, and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. In a warning against the “enemies of the two nations” Mr Ahmadinejad said that “nothing can distort this friendly relation.”

The Iranian nuclear crisis was discussed in all the talks Mr Yang held in Tehran. The Iranians claim that their nuclear plans are peaceful. The international community suspects that Iran will escalate the nuclear civilian programme into a military one.

China believes that Iran has the right to...(complete article here).

Do you feel threatened yet?

1 comment:

bigwhitehat said...

You know, when I was a child we feared the threat from Russia. Well I guess the threat is under new management.