Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIII

No 8

22-Feb-2010

IRAN

Clinton Discusses Iran Sanctions With Saudis

Saudi Arabias Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal apparently balked at a US proposal on 16February to provide China with a guarantee that it would make up any shortfall in oil imports from Iran, if Tehran were to impose an international oil embargo in reaction to tighter UN Security Council sanctions. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the Gulf on 13-16 February to...