US, China have common interest in North Korea, Iran

US President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao met on the sidelines of a global nuclear security summit in Seoul.

Last Updated: Mar 26, 2012, 16:00 PM IST

Seoul: US President Barack Obama on Monday told his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao that both countries have an interest in addressing nuclear standoffs with Iran and China`s ally North Korea.
The leaders of the world`s two biggest economies met on the sidelines of a global nuclear security summit in Seoul.
Obama on Sunday urged Beijing to rein in North Korea instead of "turning a blind eye" to its nuclear defiance, and warned of tighter sanctions if the reclusive state goes ahead with a rocket launch next month.

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