Iran Nuclear Talks: Avoiding Sanctions - Lavrov in Tehran

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: June 22, 2022; 21:57 ♦ (Vindobona)

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has arrived in Iran for a visit. He first met with President Ebrahim Raisi in the capital Tehran and will meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian. Iran Nuclear Talks will also play a significant role in Lavrov's visit since both countries are trying to find a way to avoid further sanctions by the West.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is currently visiting Tehran. / Picture: © English: Foreign and Commonwealth Office Wikimedia Commons / English: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, OGL v1.0OGL v1.0

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's trip is important for the Russian Federation, as well as the Islamic Republic of Iran, since both countries are still facing Western sanctions.

According to officials, the talks are about bilateral relations. Tehran wants to increase trade with Moscow. As part of the bilateral agenda, the parties will discuss the development of key joint…