On October 14, 2021, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the latter’s initiative.
The ministers “synchronized watches” on the key issues of the bilateral agenda, which they discussed at the talks in Moscow on October 6, 2021.
They reviewed the developments around the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme. It was confirmed that the resumption of the nuclear deal in its initial balanced configuration is the only right way to ensure the rights and interests of all parties. The ministers noted their mutual desire to resume consultations on the JCPOA in Vienna as soon as possible.