Russia must halt Iran missile deal: key lawmaker

11th June 2010, Comments 0 comments

Russia must halt a controversial deal to supply Iran with air defence missiles, a key lawmaker said Friday.

"In the circumstances, I am opposed to fulfilling this contract," Konstantin Kosachev, the influential chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee at the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, said on his Internet blog.

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