Following a meeting with his Iranian counterpart, the Russian Foreign Minister pledged to urge all sides to strike a deal latest round of talks in Geneva. Chinese diplomats also believe that nuclear talks with Iran have come into the closing phase.
Russia’s FM Sergey Lavrov told his colleague, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that, “Russian side will continue to contribute in every possible way to the achievement of the agreement, which will serve the interests of all parties involved in negotiations and will contribute to strengthening stability and security in the world,” Lavrov said.
The Iranian and Russian foreign ministers met in Geneva on Friday evening to compare notes on the upcoming talks. The ministers specifically discussed in detail potential stumbling blocks to reaching an agreement.