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Iran calls on Russia to help end nuclear talks

Iran’s foreign minister and chief nuclear negotiator says Iran hopes to bring the nuclear negotiations to completion “with assistance from its Russian friends.” Mohammad Javad Zarif held a joint conference with his Russian counterpart on Friday August 29 to point out Russia’s cooperation in Iran’s peaceful nuclear program, saying  Russia is well aware of the “importance of Iran’s peaceful nuclear activities.” » read more

Iranian FM visits Russia to discuss shared interests

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has travelled to Moscow to meet with his Russian counterpart regarding issues of mutual concern, including the Syrian conflicts. » read more

Top diplomats see role for Iran in talks on Syria

The U.S. Secretary of State says if Iran is prepared to approve the decisions made at the first Geneva conference regarding the Syrian conflict, then it could be a party to the upcoming Geneva-2 conference. » read more

Russia says US proposal backed by Iran and Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says a U.S. draft proposal for a nuclear deal had been accepted by Iran and was supported by Russia, but last-minute amendments blocked the parties from reaching an accord in Geneva. » read more

Russia promotes Iranian role in solving Syrian conflict

Russia has once again emphasized the need to include Iran in the International Conference aimed at ending the civil war in Syria. » read more

Russia vows to stop UN from endorsing attack on Iran

Russia will block any UN resolution allowing military action against Iran, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday. » read more

Russia says threat of force hindering nuclear talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the threat of military action against Iran has disrupted the course of nuclear negotiations. » read more

Russia, China offer alternative to sanctions on Iran

Russia has once again rejected severe sanctions on Iran, offering instead a joint resolution with China that the International Atomic Energy Agency can consider for approval. » read more

Russia says U.S. sanctions hurting its interests

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says U.S. sanctions against Syria and Iran are damaging Russian economic interests. » read more

Lavrov calls nuclear talks promising

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the negotiations in Istanbul between Iran and the six major powers are promising. » read more