Iran, Qatar discuss JCPOA at UN – Politics News

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said in a tweet that he was happy to discuss the fate of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian.

The two foreign ministers met in New York ahead of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

“Glad to meet with HE Dr @Amirabdolahian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of #Iran, to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral relations and the latest developments in the negotiations to return to the joint action plan with the United States. ‘looking forward to our cooperative efforts in this regard. #UNGA77,’ Sheikh Mohammed tweeted.

Earlier in the day, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson said experts from Tehran and the other JCPOA parties – Russia, China, France, the UK and Germany – could convene a meeting in New York on the sidelines of the upcoming 77th session of the UNGA, to discuss the lifting of Washington’s anti-Iranian sanctions.

Nasser Kanaani made the remarks during a press briefing in the capital Tehran when asked to comment on President Ebrahim Raisi’s visit to New York and Iran’s chief negotiator Ali Baqeri accompanying the Iranian delegation, reported Press TV.

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