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Search for solution to Iran nuke issue will continue: Russian FM

English.news.cn   2014-01-21 17:30:54

MOSCOW, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- The international community should continue its efforts to find a comprehensive solution to the Iranian nuclear issue, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said here Tuesday.

The solution would have to guarantee Iran's integral right to developing its peaceful nuclear program under the supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and ensure security for all countries in the region, including Israel, Lavrov said during his annual press conference.

Russia would work with Iran, as well as its partners in the P5+1 group (the United States, France, Britain, China and Russia plus Germany), to find a "final, comprehensive" solution.

The foreign minister also expected the second round of nuclear talks between the P5+1 group and Iran to start in several weeks.

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