U.S. Secretary Of State Criticizes Iran-Chinese Oil Ties

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei for staying silent on reports of China violating the human rights of Muslim minorities, accusing Iran of turning a blind eye because China is Iran’s number-one oil customer. “@khamenei_ir fancies himself the leader of the Islamic world, but his regime has been totally silent as China—the top buyer of #Iran’s oil—has persecuted and detained hundreds of thousands of its Muslim citizens,” Pompeo tweeted on Thursday. While the United…