Vladimir Putin explained how the situation around Ukraine is evolving following the decision to carry out a special military operation to protect civilians in the Donbass republics in accordance with international law and the treaties of friendship and mutual assistance which Russia signed with the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Lugansk People’s Republic.
The President of Iran expressed understanding with respect to Russia’s security concerns caused by the destabilising actions of the United States and NATO.
Issues relating to the diplomatic efforts to preserve and fully implement the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme were reviewed. It was noted that reaching a final agreement on the JCPOA would contribute to regional stability and security.
Following up on the outcomes of the Russia-Iran top-level meeting in Moscow on January 19, the two presidents reaffirmed their commitment to continue strengthening cooperation in various areas.