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2005-08-17 07:06:22

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia opposes using force to stop Iran's nuclear program, the Russian Foreign ministry said on Wednesday. "We favor further dialogue and consider the use of force in Iran counter-productive and dangerous, something which can have grave and hardly predictable consequences," a statement posted on the ministry's web site www.mid.ru said. The West fears that the ultimate goal of oil-rich Iran's project to develop its own nuclear power sector is to develop atomic...

2005-07-17 16:06:26

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors may examine the financing of a nuclear reactor Moscow is building in Iran after a former Russian minister was arrested, local media quoted the head of Russia's Audit Chamber as saying on Sunday. Sergei Stepashin said any investigation might look at the activities of former atomic energy minister Yevgeny Adamov, who was arrested in Switzerland in May on a request for the United States, which wants to try him for fraud. "We are waiting for material from...

2005-06-28 09:59:26

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia wants to construct up to six newnuclear reactors for Iran, despite U.S. criticism of itsassistance to the Islamic republic, Moscow's top nuclear bosswas quoted as saying on Tuesday. Russia has pressed ahead with construction of Iran's firstnuclear power plant near the southern city of Bushehr,dismissing Washington's belief that Tehran could use Moscow'stechnology and know-how to make an atom bomb. "When Iranannounces new tenders to construct nuclear reactors, we'll...

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