Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao have agreed that Iran has a right to peacefully use nuclear power.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (L) with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
They also said, in a joint statement on June 16, that they were ready to cooperate with other partners to seek the resumption of nuclear talks with North Korea.
The statement came at the end of bilateral talks in Moscow during which economic cooperation and international issues, including the situations in the Middle East and North Africa were also discussed.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (L) with Chinese President Hu Jintao
From Moscow, the two leaders are heading to St. Petersburg to attend Russia's annual economic forum, where the Chinese president is the guest of honor.
compiled from agency reports
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