Russia, Iran note progress in reviving Iranian nuclear deal

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Moscow (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke to his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian on Monday and they noted a “tangible move forward” in reviving the Iran nuclear deal, Russian foreign ministry said.

The talks on a new nuclear accord with Iran have been held in Vienna since April amid growing Western fears about Tehran’s accelerating nuclear advances, seen by Western powers as irreversible unless a deal is struck soon.