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Lavrov talks boosting bilateral partnership in Iran within high-level agreements

Update : 24 Oct 2023, 15:21

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed expanding bilateral cooperation within high-level agreements in Tehran, the Russian Foreign Ministry following the meeting of foreign ministers in the "3+3" format.

"The current bilateral agenda was thoroughly discussed, with an emphasis on the further development of the entire complex of the multifaceted Russian-Iranian partnership in accordance with the agreements reached between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi," the statement said.

The parties highlighted the implementation of joint projects in the fields of energy and logistics, including the full launch of the North-South international transport corridor. Additional steps to further strengthen Russian-Iranian ties have been agreed, the ministry said.

Furthermore, both Moscow and Tehran stressed the unacceptability of unilateral Western sanctions that "undermine the normal functioning of the global economy." "Considering the situation around the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran's nuclear program, the parties condemned the steps taken by its Western participants, which contradict UN Security Council Resolution 2231. The parties reiterated that there is no alternative to the corresponding international agreement from 2015,"
the statement said.

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