Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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MOSCOW, may 11. /TASS/. The presidents of Russia and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a telephone conversation said that the Joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD) on the Iranian nuclear program is essential for international security and agreed to coordinate further steps in this context. About it reports a press-service of the Kremlin.

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“Discussed the situation related to unilateral US withdrawal from the Joint comprehensive plan of action on Iran’s nuclear program . It was stressed that the conservation AGREEMENT is crucial to international and regional security and global non-proliferation regime. Confirmed the commitment of Russia and Turkey to further cooperation with other members of the action Plan and to coordinate steps in this context”, – stated in the message.

During the conversation held on the initiative of the Turkish side, Erdogan “warmly congratulated Vladimir Putin with 73-th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war and the inauguration of the President of the Russian Federation”.

Putin and Erdogan also discussed the Syrian settlement and implementation of key bilateral projects.

The US President Donald trump on Tuesday announced the release of Washington from SVPD – transactions, which limited the nuclear program of Tehran in exchange for the lifting of sanctions of the UN Security Council and unilateral restrictive measures imposed at the time the US and the EU.

UK, Germany and France signaled that they are going to continue to perform the AGREEMENT. The Iranian authorities stated that it would develop its position following talks with the other parties to the transaction. The Russian foreign Ministry said that Moscow was disappointed move by Washington.