While the Russians continue to aid and abet all this. From The Australian (thanks to Sr. Soph):
IRAN Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has warned of “serious consequences” if the UN Security Council adopts fresh sanctions against Iran for its refusal to halt sensitive nuclear work.
“If a resolution is passed … it will have serious and logical consequences and we will announce it later,” Mr Mottaki said.
Foreign ministers of the five veto-wielding permanent members of the Security Council – Britain, China, France, Russia and the US – plus Germany agreed on a new set of sanctions last week.
The UN Security Council is due to discuss them later today.
Iran’s official IRNA news agency reported today that Russia had completed delivering fuel for Iran’s first nuclear power plant in the Gulf port of Bushehr.
“With the last consignment, Russia has fully delivered the 82 tonnes of fuel enriched by 1.6 to 3.6 per cent, along with the supplementary equipment,” said a statement from Iran’s Organisation for Production and Development of Nuclear Energy….