Who Would’ve Thought….Iran and Russia Clash In Worst Row Since Cold War….. Russia Raps Iranian President For Political Demagoguery

Posted By on May 26, 2010

Wed May 26, 2010 8:20pm IST


   * Ahmadinejad calls on Medvedev to change sanctions stance

* Iran tells Kremlin chief to “think more” and be “cautious”

* Russia raps Iranian president for political demagoguery

* Worst row between Russia and Iran since Cold War


By Robin Pomeroy and Guy Faulconbridge

TEHRAN/MOSCOW, May 26 (Reuters) – Iran and Russia clashed on Wednesday over Kremlin support for draft U.N. sanctions against the Islamic Republic, in one of the worst rows between the two powers since the Cold War.

The public clash indicates growing concern in Tehran after the United States said Russia and China, the closest thing Iran has to big-power allies, had agreed to a draft sanctions resolution to punish Iran over its nuclear programme.


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