Russia says no final answer from Iran on fuel deal

MOSCOW Thu Nov 19, 2009 7:34am EST

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Thursday said Iran had still not given its final answer to the international community on a proposal to send enriched uranium abroad for reprocessing.

"As far as we know, there has so far been no final official answer from Tehran," Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrei Nesterenko said in a statement.

"There is currently no discussion on working out additional sanctions against Iran," Nesterenko said.

(Writing by Conor Humphries; Editing by Guy Faulconbridge)