The sides "exchanged opinions on developments in the Middle East region", the ministry said. "That was mentioned by all the European countries that participated in the negotiations", Lavrov said. Quoted by RT, Lavrov said that Trump's speech was "remarkable", adding that it seems "it was targeted not only for the worldwide audience, but also for the domestic one".
Lavrov and al-Jaafari also touched upon key aspects of bilateral cooperation and outlined ways to bolster it.
In his news conference, Lavrov declined to address Facebook's announcement that it sold more than 3,000 ads to Russian-linked accounts during the election, which the company now plans to share with the House and Senate intelligence committees and which Trump dismissed on Twitter, writing, "The Russia hoax continues, now it's ads on Facebook".
"It's not only Russian Federation that has said it is necessary to save the JCPOA".
Suspect Killed, Officer Shot In New Castle
A La Verne police officer was injured and a suspect was shot and wounded during an altercation early Saturday, authorities said. An officer ordered the man to drop the item but the man refused and continued to move toward the officers, Moore said.
The deputy foreign minister added the "main task is to find a political and diplomatic solution", and once again suggested Beijing's "suspension for suspension" approach.
"This program is already finalized and endorsed by a UN Security Council resolution".
Trump called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "madman" on Friday, a day after Kim dubbed him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" who would face the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" in retaliation for Trump saying the USA would "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatened the United States or its allies.
Lavrov added that a collapse of the Iran nuclear deal would give North Korea little incentive to drop its nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief.
Iran Tests Missile Despite Trump Pressure
The new missile represents a leap forward in Iranian missile technology that puts the state of Israel right in the crosshairs. He is due to report to Congress on October 15 on whether or not he believes Iran is in compliance with the nuclear deal.
Ri Yong Ho spoke to reporters in NY shortly after Kim Jong Un accused President Donald Trump of being "mentally deranged" and a "dotard" after Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea in a speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday.
"Using unilateral sanctions above the sanctions imposed by the Security Council is illegitimate and undermines the collective nature of global efforts", Lavrov said.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reaffirmed Russia's commitment to maintaining the sustainability of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program, TASS reported.
"If you simply condemn and threaten, then we're going to antagonize countries over whom we want to exert influence", said Lavrov, referring to Trump's comments.
Trio of Tropical Systems In The Atlantic Tracking Closer To The US
Along with wind and rain, Jose will cause rough surf and unsafe rip currents from the Carolina coast north into New England. It won't hit North Carolina directly, but it will make a close pass to the Outer Banks, and beach-goers should take notice.