Source Pravda.Ru

Foreign Ministry official comments on US President's statement

The political and diplomatic resources of the solution of the "Iraqi issue""are not exhausted, we are seeing a real potential to dissolve thesituation in a political way", official representative of the RussianForeign Ministry Boris Malakhov said commenting on US President GeorgeBush's speech at the 57th session of the UN General Assembly. "The worldcommunity needs to work out a single position, which would meet all theinterests of the international security reinforcement and the consolidationof the anti-terrorist coalition. Its crucial element is securingunflinching commitment to the available resolutions of the UN SecurityCouncil on Iraq", the official representative of the Russian ForeignMinistry stressed. On the other hand, the official pointed out the RussianForeign Ministry had agreed with US President George Bush, who had spokenat the UN General Assembly about the necessity to join efforts in a war onglobal terrorism. However, the central role in the entire anti-terroristeffort belongs to the UN, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry. .