TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The foreign ministers of Iran and Qatar, at a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, talked about the expansion of relations between Tehran and Doha and the negotiations aimed at the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal.
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Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said in a tweet that he was pleased 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 United Nations General Assembly session.
"Pleased to meet HE Dr. @Amirabdolahian, Foreign Minister of #Iran, to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral relations & the latest developments in the negotiations to return to the Joint Action Plan with the US Looking forward to our cooperative efforts in this regard. #UNGA77," Sheikh Mohammed tweeted.
Earlier in the day, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman said experts from Tehran and the remaining parties to the JCPOA - Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom and Germany - may convene a meeting in New York on the sidelines of the forthcoming 77th UNGA session, to discuss the removal of Washington's anti-Iran 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 the fact that Iran's top negotiator Ali Baqeri is accompanying the Iranian delegation, Press TV reported.