Iranian lawmaker warns Russian President for statements about Iran's nuclear program
Source: Mehr News Agency, Tehran
Top Iranian lawmaker Alaeddin Boroujerdi has
warned Russian President Dmitry Medvedev against being deceived by U.S. and
British espionage services about Iran's nuclear activities. Russian President
Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday Iran is about to acquire the capability to make
Medvedev stated sanctions "are not producing the
desired results". He also said Iran "is behaving in a far from the best manner,"
according to RIA Novosti.
View of Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant in Southern Iran
Iran says its nuclear program is strictly for peaceful purposes
"We expect Russia, as a major power, not to be deceived by Western espionage
services," Boroujerdi told the Mehr News Agency on Tuesday.
Boroujerdi, Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy
Committee, said such irresponsible and unsubstantiated remarks by certain
foreign officials about Iran's nuclear program are not new.
U.S. fabrications should not influence Russian officials, the ranking legislator
He went on to say that the International Atomic Energy Agency's inspectors have
always been able to come to Iran to inspect its nuclear facilities.
The former diplomat reiterated Tehran's strong opposition to the production and
stockpile of nuclear bombs and said Tehran wants Russia to join the countries,
which oppose nuclear weapons. He also suggested that Russia should eradicate its
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