17 May 2010 19:57

Russia closely studying Iran-Turkey-Brazil uranium swap deal - Medvedev

KYIV. May 17 (Interfax) - The report regarding agreements on the enrichment of uranium is "interesting" and Russia is carefully studying this document, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said.

"Interesting information has come from Iran. The work that was carried out by Brazil and Turkey resulted in the signing of a relevant declaration," Medvedev said at a press conference in Kyiv on Monday, when asked by Interfax to comment on the Iran-Turkey-Brazil agreement on the further enrichment of Iranian uranium.

"We are now studying this declaration most carefully," the Russian president said.

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will provide more details about the agreements on the phone, he said.

"I hope to be able to speak to my counterpart and friend Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva tonight. I hope to get first-hand information," the Russian president said.

"It is good that there is a definite result," he added.