Putin discusses Iran nuclear talks, Syria with Rowhani: Kremlin

AFP , Thursday 9 Jan 2014

Hassan Rowhani,Vladimir Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian chief nuclear negotiator Hassan Rowhani at the Kremlin on Friday.(Image:Reuters)

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rowhani on Thursday discussed the Islamic republic's nuclear negotiations with world powers and upcoming Syria peace talks, the Kremlin said.

The leaders discussed "current international issues, including the situation in Syria in the context of preparations for the Geneva 2 conference, and the implementation of agreements on the Iranian nuclear programme," the Kremlin said in a statement that did not specify who initiated the telephone call.

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