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China opposes 'unilateral' US sanctions on Iran

China said on Wednesday it opposed a "unilateral" move by US President Barack Obama to sign into law new sanctions targeting Iran's central bank.

world Updated: Jan 04, 2012 13:01 IST

China said on Wednesday it opposed a "unilateral" move by US President Barack Obama to sign into law new sanctions targeting Iran's central bank.


"China opposes placing one's domestic law above international law and imposing unilateral sanctions against other countries," said foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei in response to a question about US sanctions on Iran.