MOSCOW, Dec 25 (KUNA) -- Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Sultanov
said Friday that Iran is not working to develop a military nuclear program.
He told Interfax here that Russia does not have information about the
existence of a nuclear program with military character in Iran.
He added that Russia did not recieve any signs or evidence indicating the
existence of such program in Iran.
Sultanov denied that his country opposes the imposition of sanctions
against Iran but said Russia prefers to resort to political means and
diplomacy to persuade Iran to find a solution to the crisis over its nuclear
program, mainly via dialogue to bring to an end this regional crisis.
He expressed his conviction that Iran has got positive intentions to
participate in the settlement of this issue.(end)
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