China

    China’s trade dealings with Iran constitute normal business that does not affect the interest of other countries or that of the international community as a whole, a spokesperson for China’s foreign ministry said, according to Voice of America. This was in response to comments by a U.S. official who urged China to fully implement the international sanctions imposed by the U.N. against Iran and North Korea.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.