© Alexei Druzhinin/press-service of the Russian President/TASS
MOSCOW, April 30. /TASS/. The presidents of Russia and France Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel macron during a telephone conversation called for the preservation and strict implementation of the Joint comprehensive plan of action on Iran’s nuclear program. About it reports on Monday a press-service of the Kremlin .
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“At the initiative of the French side had a telephone conversation with President of Russia Vladimir Putin with the President of France Emmanuel Macron. Emmanuel macron informed of the outcome of his visit to the United States with emphasis on the talks on the situation around the Joint comprehensive plan of action on Iran’s nuclear program”, – stated in the message. “The presidents of Russia and France called for the preservation of the Plan and its strict implementation,” – said in the Kremlin.
The report added that the sides also discussed “other topical issues of international and bilateral agenda”.
Informed him during his visit to the US said that Paris believes it is necessary to work on a new, broader agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. According to him, the necessary agreement that would cover not only Tehran’s nuclear programme, and ballistic, as well as the stabilization of the situation in the region as a whole.
The five permanent members of the UN Security Council (Russia, Britain, China, USA and France) and Germany in July 2015 agreed with Iran a Joint comprehensive plan of action aimed at resolving the crisis around the nuclear program of Tehran. The agreement provides for the lifting of sanctions previously imposed against Iran by the UN security Council, the US and the EU. In return, Tehran committed to limit its nuclear activities, putting it under international control. The deal entered the stage of implementation in January 2016.
The US President Donald trump has repeatedly called the deal with Iran is “disastrous”, arguing that it had not prevented Iran from developing nuclear weapons, only delayed it. At the end of April the representative of the American administration declared that the United States and France, Germany and the UK have made progress in the negotiations on adjustments to the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, but final decisions have not yet found. Tehran has repeatedly stated that the agreement is not subject to revision, and in the case of Iran will take ‘mirror’ measures.