Merkel to urge China to cut Iran oil imports: source
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel will use an upcoming visit to China this week to encourage Beijing to reduce its imports of Iranian oil, a German government source said on Tuesday.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a news conference after a European Union summit in Brussels January 30, 2012. Photo: Reuters
The European Union will implement an embargo on Iranian oil by July as it tightens sanctions on Tehran over its nuclear program.