MOSCOW, 29 Aug – PRIME. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian will discuss the situation around the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program, as well as joint projects of the Russian Federation and Iran in the field of energy and transport at talks in Moscow scheduled for August 31 , the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
“On August 31, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, will be in Moscow on a working visit, during which he will hold talks with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement posted on the agency’s website.
The Foreign Ministry said that at the talks in Moscow “it is planned to continue an interested exchange of views on a number of topical international issues, including the situation around the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on the Iranian nuclear program, the state of affairs in Ukraine, Syria, Afghanistan, Transcaucasia and around the Caspian Sea.”
“It is planned to discuss the bilateral agenda, first of all, its trade and economic component in the context of the implementation of key joint projects in the field of energy and transport, as well as the prospects for building up scientific, technical, cultural and humanitarian ties,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.