Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein AmirAbdollahian held a phone talk with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the Iran nuclear deal.
The conversation took place after a meeting between Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Baqeri Kani and Deputy Secretary-General of the European External Action Service Enrique Mora in Tehran, Iranian media reported.
Amir Abdollahian emphasized in this telephone conversation that the talks with Mora were positive and both sides expressed their satisfaction and readiness to continue the negotiations.
“Our current talks with Enrique Mora are focused on finding practical solutions to the current problems and impasse in Vienna, which are due to Washington’s non-aligned stance and approach to complete and effective lifting of unilateral and illegal sanctions,” he said, as quoted by Mehr news agency.
The top Iranian diplomat also said at the end of the talks, the two sides agreed to continue consultations between Baqeri and Mora in Brussels in the next two weeks.
For his part, Lavrov welcomed the talks between Iran and the EU. He stressed that, following his detailed meeting with Amir Abdollahian in Moscow last week, he had instructed his colleagues at the Russian Foreign Ministry to hold close consultations with their counterparts in the Islamic Republic of Iran to follow up on issues related to the nuclear deal.
The Russian foreign minister described as logical Iran’s position on the return of all parties to their obligations.
Source: Iranian media