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The Ambassador assessed the situation with the access of IAEA inspectors to the facilities in Iran

The intervention of the governing Council in the delicate question of the access of IAEA inspectors to the facilities in Iran are not required and counterproductive, said on Friday Russia's permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov.

The IAEA Board of governors on Friday by a majority vote adopted a draft resolution of the EU Troika with (France, Germany, UK) on the inspectors access to two nuclear facilities in Iran.

According to the Russian delegation in the work of Iran and the IAEA Secretariat on the issue of access, there had been definite progress to achieve a positive outcome for the Agency and Tehran need to continue the dialogue in accordance with standard practice taking into consideration the concerns of the parties, said Ulyanov.

"Iran is definitely confirmed that it is configured to meet the demands of the Secretariat, but for a positive decision he needs to clarify a number of issues. This is normal. In these conditions the intervention of the governing Council in such a delicate story requires. It is simply counterproductive and may have consequences antithetical to the proclaimed intentions," the envoy said, speaking on the results of the voting on the draft resolution.