Armenian foreign minister:

Armenia stands for peaceful settlement of the situation over Iran, Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian told journalists on Monday.

He also added that Armenia always stressed the necessity of peaceful solution to the problems over Iran's nuclear programme which should be settled based on a dialogue and talks. "Position of the official
Yerevan was presented to the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during his recent visit to Armenia. Presently, the Armenian party has simply confirmed its position", - he said.

To note, the unilateral sanctions imposed by the USA, the Great Britain and Canada have been functioning against the energy and financial sectors of the economy of Iran. Moreover, the authorities of France supported imposing of the new "unprecedented" sanctions, including freezing of the assets of Central Bank of Iran as well as suspension of the Iran oil purchase. The authorities of Japan have expressed readiness to reduce import of Iranian oil.

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