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Friday, February 19, 2010

Iran's Nuclear Program Raises More Concerns Russia "Very Alarmed" At Iranian Nuclear Stance -- Reuters

Iran's Nuclear Program Raises More Concerns

Russia "Very Alarmed" At Iranian Nuclear Stance -- Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday it was "very alarmed" by Iran's failure to cooperate with the IAEA, after the U.N. nuclear agency said it feared Tehran might be working to develop a nuclear-armed missile.

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei repeated Iran's insistence that suspicions about its nuclear program were baseless. But the U.S.-led campaign for more sanctions against Tehran appeared to be gaining ground.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov indicated that Moscow's patience was wearing very thin.

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http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE61I2GH20100219

More News On Iran's Nuclear Program

Excerpts: IAEA report on Iran nuclear programme -- BBC
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8524488.stm

UN says Iran enriching more uranium, warns of nuclear bomb program -- Christian Science Monitor
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/terrorism-security/2010/0219/UN-says-Iran-enriching-more-uranium-warns-of-nuclear-bomb-program

U.N. nuclear agency expresses concern on Iran -- L.A. Times
http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-fg-iran-nukes19-2010feb19,0,4731330.story

ANALYSIS - New chief Amano gives U.N. watchdog more bite on Iran -- Reuters
http://in.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idINIndia-46312320100219

Germany says Iran's defiance merits fresh sanctions -- Reuters
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE61I2HK20100219

Europe Threatens Iran With New Sanctions -- FOX News
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,586880,00.html

Russia says sanctions on Iran over nuclear ambitions possible -- RIA Novosti
http://en.rian.ru/russia/20100219/157940593.html

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