Russia Backs Iran In Nuclear Deal Feud With EU


Russia called on European signatories to abide by the 2015 Iran nuclear deal hours after Tehran threatened to step up enrichment activity in reaction to world powers not upholding their part of the agreement.

After Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani notified the remaining signatories to the deal about Tehran’s plans to stop respecting the terms of the deal, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow.

“We will call on them, as we have done before, to concentrate on implementing everything that is enshrined in the JCPOA and approved by the UN Security Council,” Lavrov said in a joint press conference with Zarif on Wednesday.

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