In the aftermath of the Dec. 23 United Nations Security Council unanimous vote
imposing sanctions or Iran for failing to suspend uranium enrichment (see text
of resolution here), one has to wonder: why did Russia and China go along with
Iran's pursuit of uranium enrichment for civilian nuclear purposes is allowed
by the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and the IAEA has found no indication
that Iran has diverted any nuclear material to military purposes. While Russia
may prefer for its own reasons that Iran not enrich uranium, it fully
recognizes that Iran's pursuit is legal under international law. Furthermore,
as Western news media constantly emphasize, Russia and China have extensive
commercial ties with Iran, hence it is not in their interest to antagonize
Iran. Their support of UNSC1737 doesn't seem to make sense.
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