Iran has less than 24 hours to sign a nuclear swap deal brokered by Turkey and Brazil.
If Iran signs the deal , US plans for a new round of sanctions against Tehran at the UN Security Council could suffer a setback. Iran must write and deliver a letter to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to kick start the fuel swap agreement reached on Monday, Aljazeera says.
The statement from Mikhail Margelov, the head of the Federation Council's Foreign Affairs Committee, comes after some diplomats had said that the sanctions under discussion would prevent Russia from delivering S-300 surface-to-air missiles to Iran under an existing contract.
Israel and the United States have asked Russia not to fulfill its contract to deliver the S-300 missile systems to Iran, though diplomats say Moscow is keen to keep the order as a bargaining chip with Tehran, Reuters informs.
If one assumes that the two people who gave the interview indeed work for Russian special services, then they acted very unprofessionally and risky
Representatives of the Russian Defence Ministry said that the missile that shot down the passenger Boeing 777 aircraft over the Donbass on July 17, 2014, was manufactured in 1986