Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Russia Comes to Defense of Iran on Nuclear Talks

Sending Iran to the United Nations Security Council might back fire Russia announced.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the announcement during a speech at the Stanford University in the US. READ MORE

Iran cooperates with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and stopped its uranium enrichment program Lavrov reminded.

At a time that the Agency inspectors continue their works in Iran, to send the country to the Council would be wrong the Russian Foreign Minister said.

If the case is taken to the Council, it will be politicized; besides, Iran did not violate the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.