At a meeting in Teheran the Russian and Iranian delegations have agreed to carry out a technical and economic assessment of the construction of the second reactor of the Busher nuclear power station in Iran. The construction of the first reactor is in its final stage, the press service of the Russian Atomic Ministry reported. The discussion of this question was held within the framework of the fourth meeting of the Russian-Iranian commission for trade and economic cooperation. The Russian delegation was headed by Property Relations Minister Farid Gazizulin. Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar-Zanganeh headed the Iranian delegation. Russian Deputy Atomic Minister Andrey Malyshev, who also took part in the work of the commission, and Iranian experts discussed questions of peaceful use of atomic energy.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987