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Russia Won't Rule Out Talks On Iran Sanctions

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Russia is prepared to discuss further sanctions against Iran if UN nuclear inspectors declare that the Islamic Republic has not fulfilled its commitments, a senior Russian delegate has said.

"I do not rule out Russia taking part in working out new decisions by the UN Security Council concerning sanctions against Iran if there are enough grounds for that provided by the IAEA," a member of the delegation traveling with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to the United Nations said in reference to the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency.

"We have said this to our Iranian partners," added the delegate, who declined to be identified.