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The U.S. urged Russia and China to defend Iran from the IAEA

The United States urges Russia and China to defend Iran from the attention of the IAEA, said the US special envoy on Iran Brian hook.

On Friday, the IAEA Board of governors adopted a resolution urging Iran to provide access to two sites that want to visit an Agency. Russia and China voted against it.

In turn, assistant Secretary of state for nonproliferation Christopher Ford said that Iran is the first case in history where a country refused to provide information about its nuclear program under safeguards agreements with countries party to the Treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons.

Russia's permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov said earlier that Russia sees no indication that Iran currently has nuclear activities at two sites to which the IAEA resolution.