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Rogozin Warns on Iran

BRUSSELS — Russia would regard any military intervention linked to Iran's nuclear program as a threat to its own security, Moscow's departing ambassador to NATO warned on Friday.

"Iran is our neighbor," Dmitry Rogozin told reporters in Brussels. "And if Iran is involved in any military action, it's a direct threat to our security."

Rogozin was speaking two days after the killing of a nuclear scientist in Tehran by a hitman on a motorcycle.

Security Council head Nikolai Patrushev said Israel was pushing the United States toward war with Iran, Interfax reported.

(Reuters)

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