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MOSCOW, August 22 (Itar-Tass) - Moscow and Tehran come out for an early resumption of the talks on Iran’s nuclear programme, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated on Thursday, commenting on the results of a telephone conversation between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and new Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
“The parties touched upon the situation regarding Iran’s nuclear programme, stressing the need of an early resumption of the talks to seek effective ways to solve outstanding problems,” the ministry noted. “Lavrov and Zarif also discussed advancing towards solving the outstanding problems of the Caspian status.”
“The sides expressed determination to develop manyfaceted interaction of the two countries,” the ministry said. It noted that the sides also discussed the schedule of the upcoming bilateral political contacts in the period ahead. The ministers also shared opinions on the situation in the Middle East and in North Africa, giving special attention to the events in Syria and Egypt.
The Russian foreign minister congratulated his Iranian counterpart on being appointed to the post last week.