RUSSIA DENIES GRACHEV WILL VISIT IRAN SOON.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 119
The spokeswoman for Russian defense minister Pavel Grachev denied last week’s Itar-Tass report which said that Grachev would visit Iran this year. "The minister has no firm plans to visit Iran," Yelena Agapova told Reuters. "He might go there but definitely not this year."