Russian and German diplomats discussed the situation around the Iranian deal

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Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Ryabkov and political Director of German foreign Ministry Antje Leendertse stressed the importance of maintaining the 2015 agreement on the nuclear program of Iran, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia.

The meeting between the two diplomats was held on Tuesday.

«Discussed the situation around the implementation of the Joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD) on the Iranian nuclear program. Both sides stressed the importance of maintaining the AGREEMENT in force,» — said in a statement on the Ministry website.

The meeting participants also considered issues of arms control and non-proliferation of mutual interest, said the Russian foreign Ministry.

The agreement between Iran and the «six» of international mediators (Russia, USA, Britain, China, France, and Germany) was signed in July of 2015. It imposes restrictions on the development of Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for lifting economic and financial sanctions. The President of the United States Donald trump announced in may that Washington is out of the agreement. The United States restored large-scale sanctions against Iran, which was previously suspended as a result of reaching AGREEMENT.

Russian and German diplomats discussed the situation around the Iranian deal© RIA Novosti / Vitaly Podwyzki normal Flight

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