| 19 October 2021, Tuesday |

Iran’s foreign minister says nuclear talks to resume soon

Iranian foreign minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian was quoted as saying on Wednesday, that talks on reviving Iran’s nuclear deal will resume soon in Vienna. His talk came at a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow.
Interfax news agency reported Amirabdollahian as saying Tehran had received “signals” that Washington — which abandoned the 2015 nuclear pact under the previous administration — was once again interested in implementing it.
Russia’s foreign ministry said earlier on Wednesday Lavrov had discussed the issue of reviving the Iranian deal in a telephone call with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.