Russia, China express support for Iran’s nuclear deal amid threats from US
Russia and China have yet again stated strongly their support for Iran’s nuclear deal with six world powers that include Moscow and Beijing, amid threats by US President Donald Trump against the multinational accord.
China and Russia have reaffirmed their support for Iran’s nuclear deal with six world powers, including Beijing and Moscow, amid US President Donald Trum
On Tuesday, in a meeting with Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy Alaeddin Boroujerdi in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed that Iran and China are committed to the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
He said that Tehran and Beijing, will work to protect the agreement.
Both the sides also discussed bilateral ties, counter-terrorism issues and the situation in Iraq, Yemen and Syria.
On Wednesday also, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stressed Moscow’s commitment to the JCPOA.
“We will insist that all the parties remain committed to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) for Iran’s nuclear program,” TASS state news agency quoted Lavrov as saying.
“Its failure is fraught with very negative and hard-to-predict consequences for the entire non-proliferation system and the entire world order,” he added.
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