Iran is implementing nuclear-related commitments: IAEA

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Russian Federation will remain a party to the worldwide agreement on Iran's nuclear program.

He further said to sign a presidential memorandum to begin reinstating USA nuclear sanctions on Iran.

Russia's deputy foreign minister says Moscow and Tehran will continue to cooperate on the Iran nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), even after US President Donald Trump unilaterally chose to pull his country out of the landmark and hard-fought accord.

Israel's military went on high alert Tuesday and bomb shelters were ordered open in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights following reports of "irregular activity of Iranian forces in Syria".

The developments in the region, with President Trump withdrawing the US from the flawed JCPOA, make the need for consultation with Moscow especially pertinent.

Putin could be sorely tempted to take advantage of the break with Washington on Iran to posture Moscow as a very powerful protector not of Iran alone but also with Arab countries who are adamantly opposed to Trump's passionate embrace of a peace plan involving Israel that favors a single-state solution between Israelis and the Arabs. "The U.S. decision makes no difference to the British assessments" as the country's national security depends on it.

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The Iran Deal is a bad deal for America and a bad deal for our allies.

Additionally on Thursday, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also strongly urged the countries that oversaw the accord to "develop steps that would preserve this document that is important for regional stability". "Iran is not doing that right now", she said.

To that end, Tehran could have been required to commence talks about its ballistic missile program as a separate deal or in conjunction with the new talks to modify the current deal.

Netanyahu flew to Moscow on Wednesday to meet Putin, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump quit the Iranian nuclear deal and after Syria accused Israel of carrying out a fresh missile strike on an army base near Damascus.

"From this moment, the JCPOA is between Iran and five countries".

"Iran does not want new tensions in the region", he said. "The Europeans should not have to pay for the withdrawal of an agreement by the United States, to which they had themselves contributed", he said. "We expect Russia's understanding and support when it comes to our vital interests".

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