this is neither surprising nor important. no one could rationally have thought livni's call to be meant actually to *persuade* the beijing gangsters. it was simply to augment the public impression that diplomacy has been tried, before the inevitable destruction of the mullah regime commences in the coming months.
Death toll from Yemen rebel attack rises to 55 after 10 Saudi troops killed (AP)
from the article: China rejects Israel's call for tougher sanctions against Iran