Threats to Iran unacceptable: Russia foreign ministry

China and Russia concur

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia and China agree that using or threatening force against Iran is unacceptable and presenting Tehran with ultimatums is counter-productive, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian Deputy Foreign Minister as saying. 

“The positions of our two countries coincides that the use of force or the threat to use force is absolutely unacceptable,” the agency quoted Alexander Alexeyev as saying on Friday when asked about Russian and Chinese policy on Iran. 

“Talking to them (Tehran) in the language of ultimatums and attempts to force them into a corner are counter-productive,” Interfax quoted him as saying. 


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