China Chides Iran over Threat to Block Oil Exports through Strait of Hormuz

(Reuters) Iran should make more effort to ensure stability in the Middle East and get along with its neighbors, Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Chen Xiaodong said on Friday, as Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned they may block oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz. Any blockage of the strait would have serious consequences for China's economy. "We call on all sides to meet each other halfway and give consideration to each other's concerns, and find a way to alleviate the problem via dialogue," Chen said.

2018-07-06 00:00:00

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