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Russia, France Set to Uphold Nuclear Deal

Russia, France Set to Uphold Nuclear Deal Russia, France Set to Uphold Nuclear Deal

Russian and French presidents Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron in a phone conversation called for efforts to preserve and implement in full the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on the Iranian nuclear program, the Kremlin press service said on Monday. The phone conversation was held at the initiative of the French side. Macron told Putin about the outcome of his visit to the United States with the focus on the talks devoted to the situation around the Iran nuclear deal, TASS reported. "The presidents of Russia and France called for preserving the plan and its full implementation," the Kremlin said. The sides also discussed other vital issues of the international and bilateral agenda. Earlier, the French president said during his visit to the United States that Paris was ready to work together with Washington on a new agreement regarding Tehran's nuclear program.  The statement came after Macron called Putin to brief him of his talks with US President Donald Trump. Trump is to decide by May 12 whether to keep the US in the nuclear deal.

 

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