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Tehran, London Keen on Improving Relations

Tehran, London Keen on Improving Relations  Tehran, London Keen on Improving Relations

Iran's top diplomat discussed issues of mutual interest with Britain's foreign secretary on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. During the meeting on Monday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, stressed the necessity of improving bilateral ties, Tasnim News Agency reported. The two sides also discussed bilateral banking and consular relations. Johnson declared London's strong support for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, underling the need to preserve the historic international agreement. The two also exchanged views on latest developments in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain and Afghanistan, and called for the use of dialogue to help stop violence and resolve tensions. Zarif, along with President Hassan Rouhani, is in New York to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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