Russian FM calls for new nuclear talks with Iran
Lavrov discussed the issue with his French counterpart Bernard Kouchner during a meeting on collective security in Paris. Bernard Kouchner agreed that dialogue was necessary, but noted that past efforts had made little progress.
On March 3 the UN Security Council imposed a third round of sanctions against Iran over its refusal to halt uranium enrichment.
Meantime, the issue of Kosovo, military co-operation between the countries as well as the deployment of the missile defence system in Europe were also on agenda in the French capital.