Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Lavrov in Tehran

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Tehran today for meetings with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. Iran’s nuclear deal and Syrian conflict were expected to top the meetings’ agenda.

“Tehran and Moscow have ongoing negotiations and consultations on regional issues, in particular Syria,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said on Tuesday. (IRNA/Press TV, 10 December)

The Russian Foreign Ministry has said that during his visit, Lavrov would also discuss Iran's nuclear energy program “in the context of the agreements recently reached in Geneva.” (Press TV, 10 December)

Photo credit: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (Press TV)

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