Middle East

China says Iran nuclear issue should be resolved diplomatically

BEIJING (Reuters) – China regrets Iran’s decision to boost uranium enrichment above a cap set in a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, its foreign ministry said on Monday, reiterating that the standoff needed to be resolved diplomatically.

At a daily briefing, ministry spokesman Geng Shuang also reiterated that China called on all sides involved to exercise restraint.

Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Writing by Se Young Lee; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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