Upon his arrival in Moscow, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stated that Russia and China has played a leading role against US lawlessness.

Iran PressEurope: Arriving in Moscow on Wednesday night, Zarif told reporters about the trip: "In the case of JCPOA, the Russian government and the Russian Representative to the United Nations and the Russian Foreign Ministry have the best position alongside China in the Security Council at this difficult stage during past few months."

Stating that the region is facing serious problems, the Iranian foreign minister noted that as a problem, the Syrian issue still needs cooperation between Iran and Russia.

Zarif referred to the issue of Afghanistan with regard to the start of peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. He stated that the tough stance of the Taliban and the very harmful position of the US in the region is another issue that needs coordination.

Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Moscow on Wednesday night for political consultations between Iran and Russia on various bilateral, regional, and international issues and the ones relating to JCPOA.

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