Secretary-General Kofi Annan Urges Iran's New President to Exercise Restraint with Nuclear Program

August 8, 2005

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

Related Country: 

  • Iran

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General spoke to the newly elected President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, about the Iranian nuclear programme and the negotiations with the European Union-3.

He urged restraint and encouraged the continuation of the ongoing process. He hopes both sides will remain engaged in search for an acceptable solution.