GEITHNER WANTS CHINA’S HELP ON IRAN

US Treasury secretary Tim Geithner was in China yesterday to meet Vice-Premier Wang Qishan and senior party members Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang. Geithner is there to push China to join the international sanctions imposed on Iran, in an effort to make the theocratic state drop its nuclear plans, and to discuss the strength of the yuan with the rising economic superpower.

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