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Russian FM calls for continuation of Iran's cooperation with IAEA

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Moscow, May 5, IRNA
Russia-Iran-IAEA
Russian foreign minister emphasized the necessity of cooperation between Iran and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Sergei Lavrov also called for continuation of IAEA inspectors activities in Iran to remove any ambiguities in the country's nuclear program.

Speaking to reporters, Lavrov said international community should do its best to keep continuation of cooperation between Iran and IAEA.

The Russian foreign minister went on to say such a cooperation will response to all questions and ambiguities concerning Iran's nuclear program and will prevent the possible deviation.

He warned against consequences of discontinuation of cooperation between Iran and IAEA and expressed hope that the efforts of the international community in Vienna and New York can result in not severing this cooperation.

Russia, like the IAEA, does not confirm that Iran's peaceful nuclear program has military objectives.

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