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Dy FM calls for practical measures to remove sanctions’ effects

Tehran, Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Wednesday that it is time for other parties to take tangible and practical measures to lift unfair economic sanctions on Iran.

Araqchi made the remarks in a meeting with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on Wednesday.

Araqchi also referred to the existing obstacles preventing implementation the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

They examined various issues such as latest status of the JCPOA along with Iran's measures for reducing its commitments under the nuclear deal.

They also underlined the importance of continued consultations among remaining signatories to the JCPOA and establishing bilateral and multilateral cooperation with Iran in order to fulfill its demands and help lift US illegal sanctions.

Russian deputy foreign minister, for his part appreciated Iran for exercising selfrestraint over the last year and underlined that Moscow supports the JCPOA.

The two sides also agreed to continue extensive consultations in all levels.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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