Saturday, January 14, 2012

Japan to reduce oil imports from Iran

Japan agreed Thursday to cut its dependence on Iranian oil, bolstering the U.S.-led effort to choke off funding for Iran’s nuclear development program.
The Japanese pledge, made during a visit here by Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, stood in contrast to resistance this week from China, where officials say that Iran’s uranium program and its energy sales should not be linked.

Read more: Washington Post 1/13/2012
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