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China's premier hailed his nation's cooperation with Iran. Russia's premier said it is "too early" to speak of more sanctions. The US House passed legislation allowing state and local governments to divest from companies doing business in Iran.
The US called for Chinese support on curbing Iran's nuclear program. The Russian foreign minister said that the threat of new sanctions on Iran will not work. A senior Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps commander said that the Iran is "invincible."
President Ahmadinejad said he sees no obstacles to further nuclear talks with the P5+1. Secretary of State Clinton issued a warning to Iran during a diplomatic visit to Russia. Former President Khatami announced that protests to Iran's presidential election last summer will not die.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps bought an $8 billion share in the state-run media. Muhammad-Reza Ali-Zamani received a death sentence for his role in the June 12 election demonstrations. An IRGC member said Iran would "blow up the heart of Israel" if attacked by "American or Zionist missiles." Secretary of State Clinton will discuss Iran and Afghanistan during a trip to Russia.
Tehran warned against potential gasoline sanctions and said the country can break any embargo. A reformist website reported that an Iranian protester received a death sentence. Tehran sees a US role in an Iranian nuclear researcher's disappearance.
US lawmakers are ready to impose additional sanctions if Tehran does not cooperate. Secretary of Defense Gates hinted at the existence of more secret nuclear sites. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei warned Iranians not to believe enemies' efforts to downplay last summer's election result.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei claimed that Iran's military advancement is not a threat to foreign nations. Iran's atomic energy chief announced a new generation of faster centrifuges for enriching uranium at the Qom site. Iran's central bank claimed success in selling oil for currencies other than the US dollar and hinted at secret talks to introduce a currency basket for the oil market.
Tehran will allow the IAEA to inspect the Qom nuclear site on Oct. 25. US lawmakers are pushing for tougher sanctions following the IAEA's newest report. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei issued a decree replacing top members of the Revolutionary Guard Corps.
A UN report indicates that Iran has "sufficient information to be able to design and produce a workable" nuclear weapon. Sixty-one percent of Americans support using force to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. A report indicates that President Ahmedinejad's parents were Iranian Jews.