Lavrov: Iran’s missile program not in the negotiation agenda with G5+1

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Iran's missile program has never been in the negotiation agenda with Group 5+1, IRNA reported.

Speaking with Russian TV network "Russia Today" on Wednesday, Lavrov said that Iran's missile program has never been an issue in the framework of Iran and Group 5+1 negotiation on nuclear program.

He added that Iran's missile program issue in not mentioned in Geneva agreement between Iran and Group 5+1 last November.

Iran and Group 5+1 in November 2013 in Geneva signed an agreement that Iran will limit part of its nuclear program and upon that all sanctions imposed against Iran will be lifed.

White House in the February 2014 asked for discussion about Iran's missile program in the negotiations, but Iran rejected it.

Lavrov said that Geneva agreement between Iran and Group 5+1 was totally transparent.

At the end of the third round of nuclear talks called Vienna III ,Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that any issue related to Iran's defense program has no place in the negotiations.

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