Russia wants Iran`s arms embargo `lifted as soon as possible`: Lavrov

Russia wants to see a United Nations arms embargo against Iran lifted "as soon as possible" but it is up to Tehran to accept the terms of a final nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.

Moscow: Russia wants to see a United Nations arms embargo against Iran lifted "as soon as possible" but it is up to Tehran to accept the terms of a final nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.

"We are in favour of lifting the embargo as soon as possible and will support a decision made by Iran`s negotiators," Lavrov told reporters on the sidelines of a BRICS summit in the Russian city of Ufa.

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