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  • Position : Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran in Russian Federation
  • Affiliation : Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
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Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation Agenda for Iran: International Cooperation Priorities and Russia's Role

Mehdi Sanaei

For many years, the Iranian nuclear program has remained one of the key flashpoints in international politics and one of the most sensitive issues in the Greater Middle East. But just over a year since the election of Hassan Rouhani as the new Iranian president, resolution of the Iranian nuclear problem seems to be closer than ever. What is Iran’s own vision of its nuclear industry development goals, and what does it hope for in terms of international cooperation in that area? Does it regard Russia as a promising partner for current and future nuclear energy projects? What are the basic principles of the Iranian leadership as far as nuclear nonproliferation is concerned? Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Russian Federation Mehdi Sanaei highlights these issues in his interview to Security Index.

Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation Agenda for Iran: International Cooperation Priorities and Russia's Role (full text)


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Security Index: A Russian Journal on International Security, Volume 20, Issue 3-4, 2014

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