The Obama administration
is pushing China to implement international sanctions against Iran and
North Korea as it seeks Chinese advice on how to engage the two
countries over their nuclear programs.
Secretary of State Hillary
Rodham Clinton met Monday with China's foreign minister to stress the
importance of the sanctions in bringing Iran and North Korea back to
separate, stalled nuclear negotiations. Her meeting came ahead of talks
this week between President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao
on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly.
strong ties with both Iran and North Korea and has been resisting
sanctions on either.