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Iran Discussed Nuclear Deal With EU During Key Russia Visit

  • Top diplomats called EU mediators to discuss ailing accord
  • Russia’s Lavrov is in Tehran to discuss nuclear talks, trade
Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hossein Amirabdollahian.

Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hossein Amirabdollahian.

Source: STR/AFP

Iran’s Foreign Minister and its lead negotiator in the stalled nuclear talks discussed the fate of the 2015 atomic deal with European Union officials on Thursday.

Hossein Amirabdollahian, Iran’s top diplomat, said he contacted his EU counterpart Josep Borrell during a visit to Tehran by Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.