Russia and Iran will continue ‘close coordination’ on nuclear deal: Moscow

Moscow (AFP) – Moscow and Tehran will continue to cooperate on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear programme after the US pulled out of the deal, Russia’s foreign ministry said Thursday. 

Deputy Russian foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov met his Iranian counterpart Abbas Araghchi in Tehran where the two sides “agreed to continue close coordination in this area,” the ministry said in a statement.