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Posted on October 13, 2009 | tags


U.S., World: Russia to U.S.: Back off of Iran; let’s see what they do first

  • We are convinced that threats, sanctions, and threats of pressure in the present situation are counter-productive.
  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov • Regarding the U.S. applying pressure to Iran for its nuclear program. Russia has not completely committed to towing the U.S.’ line on the issue, despite Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pushing for it. • source