Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a news conference with Frederica Mogherini, the European Union's Foreign Policy chief, following their meeting in Moscow, Russia, April 24, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a news conference with Frederica Mogherini, the European Union's Foreign Policy chief, following their meeting in Moscow, Russia, April 24, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Lavrov, UN chief discuss Iran, Syria, N. Korea

By: MENA
Fri, Jan. 19, 2018
MOSCOW - 19 January 2018: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres have noted the lack of alternatives in the peaceful settlement of crises in Syria and North Korea during a meeting in New York, TASS news agency quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying in a statement on Friday.

"Regarding the discussion of the thorniest issues on the international agenda, including the situation in Syria and on the Korean Peninsula, the parties stressed the lack of alternatives in the search for political and diplomatic ways to settle the modern crisis situations," the Russian Foreign Ministry noted.

Lavrov and Guterres have confirmed their adherence to the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program.

"Both sides have confirmed adherence to the task of the unfailing implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to settle the situation on the Iranian nuclear program," the ministry noted.
 
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