Russia, France agree to maintain Iran nuclear deal

(VOVWORLD) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his French counterpart, Jean-Yves Le Drian, discussed over the phone on Tuesday specific steps aimed at preserving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.
Russia, France agree to maintain Iran nuclear deal - ảnh 1Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) meets his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian, on Feb 27, 2019 (Photo: AFP/VNA)

The agreement on the Iranian nuclear program was signed in 2015 by Iran and the P5+1: China, France, Russia, the UK, and the US, plus Germany.

Secretary General of the European External Action Service Helga Schmid said the same day that representatives from the UK, France, Germany, Russia, and China will meet with Iran this Sunday in Austria to discuss measures to save the deal.

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