Russia: Iran has right to nuclear technology

Iran Materials 20 April 2007 14:04 (UTC +04:00)

( PressTv ) - President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Yevgeny Primakov has said Iran has the right to peaceful use of nuclear energy.

The Former Russian Prime Minister said Iran had not violated the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and had the right to enrich uranium as any other country in the world.

Primakov made the remarks at the Sixth Eurasia Media Conference held in Kazakestan,

"Since other countries have enriched uranium on an industrial scale, Iran shouldn't be prohibited from doing so," he said.

Primakov stressed that Russia was against the use of force against Iran.