Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov’s meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran Abbas Araghchi
On May 10, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov held consultations with Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Abbas Araghchi in Tehran.
The sides focused on prospects for the further implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) regarding the Iranian nuclear programme after the withdrawal of the United States from it. The Russian side underscored its commitment to preserving the agreement. Russia and Iran agreed to continue closely coordinating their efforts on this matter in the interests of ensuring bilateral cooperation.
They also discussed some other issues of mutual interest.