The United States has imposed sanctions on seven foreign companies for activities in support of Iran's energy sector.
"The global system becomes more valuable to China as it becomes more intertwined with the fortunes of the rest of the world."
The promotion and safe-guarding of human rights is a top priority of the Obama Administration.
"We had a very comprehensive discussion about a full range of economic issues."
"Since 2008, democratically elected leaders govern all South Asian countries."
Relations face serious challenges, but rather than isolate the regime, we aim to air our differences and seek possible common ground.
"As security has improved, the development pace has picked up rapidly."