18, 07. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has expressed fears over the
threat of war in Iran after talks with his French counterpart, Bernard Kouchner.
Iran's nuclear programme is topping the
agenda of their meeting in Moscow.
On Sunday, Mr Kouchner raised tensions with
Iran, saying: "We have to prepare for the worst, and the worst is war."
The head of the UN nuclear watchdog, Mohamed
El Baradei, has said force should only be used as a last resort to resolve the
Mr Lavrov said there was no military
solution to any modern problem, including Iran's uranium-enrichment programme.
"We are worried by reports that there is
serious consideration being given to military action in Iran," Mr Lavrov said.