Thursday's global agenda: New questions about Iran sanctions

In other news

Cease-fire: U.N. special envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi called for a temporary truce during a regional tour, a move supported by Turkey and Iran. He might be traveling to Damascus shortly to make his case for a cease-fire during the four-day Eid al-Adha feast, which starts next Friday. [Associated Press]

Non grata in China: Former U.S. ambassador and GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman was refused a visa to give a speech in China last month, he told Foreign Policy

UN showdown: Great Britain urged the Palestinians to delay their bid for statehood at the U.N., which is bitterly opposed by the United States and Israel. [The Guardian]

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