icon bookmark-bicon bookmarkicon cameraicon checkicon chevron downicon chevron lefticon chevron righticon chevron upicon closeicon v-compressicon downloadicon editicon v-expandicon fbicon fileicon filtericon flag ruicon full chevron downicon full chevron lefticon full chevron righticon full chevron upicon gpicon insicon mailicon moveicon-musicicon mutedicon nomutedicon okicon v-pauseicon v-playicon searchicon shareicon sign inicon sign upicon stepbackicon stepforicon swipe downicon tagicon tagsicon tgicon trashicon twicon vkicon yticon wticon fm

Russia urges Iran to freeze uranium work

The UN Security Council is ready to impose more sanctions on Iran over its controversial nuclear programme, according to Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister, Sergey Kislyak. Moscow says Iran should freeze uranium enrichment and fully co-operate with the Inte

During a media briefing in Moscow, Kislyak said international concerns focus on the secrecy of Iran's nuclear programme.

He also added that Russia has repeated offers to enrich nuclear fuel for Iran.

In December, Russia began shipping enriched uranium to Iran's only nuclear power plant in Bushehr which is due to go on stream within a year.

Podcasts