28 May 2018 13:34

Moscow, Paris agree JCPOA should remain in force - Kremlin

MOSCOW. May 28 (Interfax) - The presidents of Russia and France, Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron, agreed at talks in St Petersburg that further contact with their Iranian partners will be necessary for the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) by all parties, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday.

"There is an understanding of the need to continue the joint work and maintain contacts with our Iranian partners in order to ensure the implementation of the JCPOA by all parties excluding Washington, which has decided to quit," Peskov said.

He added that the presidents did not plan concrete steps toward resolving this issue.