Russia: Iran resolution won't hinder power plant

December 11, 2006 12:35


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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the revised draft of a UN Security Council resolution to punish Iran over its nuclear program would not disrupt Russia's construction of an atomic energy plant in Iran, news agencies reported Monday. France and Britain, both permanent council members, on Friday circulated a revised UN resolution narrowing proposed sanctions on Teheran for refusing to stop its uranium enrichment program. In what appeared to be Russia's first public comments on the new draft, Lavrov said the proposal was based on Russian amendments and that it wouldn't affect the Bushehr power plant, scheduled to go online late next year. "Bushehr has no relation to the current resolution," Lavrov was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency.

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