Russia says the talks on the Iranian nuclear deal in Vienna should restart as soon as possible.
Foreign minister Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov made these remarks to his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian. Russian foreign ministry says the Iranian side received this signal with due seriousness. Earlier Lavrov also discussed the nuclear deal with the director general of the international atomic energy agency.
The U.N watchdog has said Iran has accelerated its enrichment of uranium to near weapons grade the Vienna talks which began in April have been on hold amid the transition of a new administration in Tehran under president.