Monday, October 24, 2005

Iran's FM Arrives in Moscow

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting:
The Islamic Republic of Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki arrived here Monday to hold official talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov. Lavrov and Mottaki are to discuss key bilateral and international developments as well as the Iran's nuclear issue. READ MORE

Acting director of the Iranian delegation to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Mehdi Akhundzadeh, who is currently in Moscow, will accompany Mottaki in his talks.

The Iranian and Russian ministers are now expected to discuss obstacles to a resumption of the nuclear talks with the EU3.

Mottaki and Lavrov are scheduled to hold a joint press conference later this evening.