Russian diplomats involved in the historic framework accord limiting Iran`s nuclear programme said Friday Moscow`s atomic energy agency, Rosatom, was ready to provide Tehran with new reactor fuel and process spent rods.
US sanctions are illegitimate but Russia expects them to stay in place for a long time, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Monday, describing Moscow`s ties with Washington as being in their "deepest chill".
Russia has rejected the unabated terrorism existing the Arab region, as the country`s visiting Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said here Saturday that his country will not stand idly toward the rampant terrorism in the region.
Moscow has sharply criticised the new set of sanctions imposed by the US administration against seven top Russian government officials and 17 firms linked to President Vladimir Putin in its latest action to punish Moscow for its intervention in crisis prone Ukraine.
Though sanctions on Iran are important, there is a need to make them "wise"
and unscrupulous sanctions should not be imposed on the people
of Iran as they are absolutely unacceptable, a Russian
diplomat has said.