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Putin, Macron reaffirm commitment to Iran nuclear deal

Moscow, May 16: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed on Tuesday that the two countries will continue to honour the Iran nuclear deal despite the US exit. During a telephone conversation, the two leaders talked among others about recent developments concerning the Iran nuclear deal, or the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, after Washington’s unilateral pullout from the deal, Xinhua quoted the Kremlin as saying. “They confirmed the readiness of Russia and France to continue to comply with this agreement,” it said. During the conversation, Putin also offered his condolences over the terrorist attack in Paris on Saturday, the Kremlin said. What’s more, the two presidents discussed preparations for Macron’s visit to Russia on May 24-25 and coordinated the range of international and bilateral issues for their talks on the occasion, according to the statement. They also exchanged views on the Syrian settlement, the statement said. (IANS)

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