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Russia says Trump stance on Iran deal 'extremely troubling' - RIA
October 13, 2017 / 6:25 PM / in 9 days

Russia says Trump stance on Iran deal 'extremely troubling' - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Friday it was “extremely troubling” that U.S. President Donald Trump was raising questions that had been settled when an international deal on Iran’s nuclear programme was signed, RIA news agency reported.

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov looks on at the start of two days of closed-door nuclear talks at the United Nations offices in Geneva October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Fabrice Coffrini/Pool

Ryabkov was quoted as saying that Russia sees its main task now as preventing the Iran nuclear deal from collapsing. He called on all sides to stay committed to the deal, the news agency reported.

Reporting by Christian Lowe; Editing by Angus MacSwan

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