Tehran (IP) - The foreign ministers of Iran and Russia have discussed the nuclear deal and important regional issues, including Nagorno-Karabakh and Syria.

Iran PressIran news: Iranian and Russian Foreign Ministers, Mohammad Javad Zarif and Sergei Lavrov  In a telephone conversation on Tuesday, discussed Tehran and Moscow’s commitment to ensuring the prompt return of all participants to fully observing obligations laid out in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, formally called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Reuters reported on Tuesday.

U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the JCPOA in May 2018 and imposed the “toughest ever” economic sanctions on Iran. Observers have described Trump’s Iran policy as an abject failure.

The two officials also discussed the latest situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, given Russia's efforts to achieve a full ceasefire in the region and the need for humanitarian assistance to residents affected by the war.

The Iranian and Russian Foreign Ministers also discussed other key issues, including Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, and the Persian Gulf region.

 Moreover, both sides stressed the need to coordinate their current plans and the two countries' comprehensive partnerships, especially in the economic, trade, and humanitarian fields.


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