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Turkish, Iranian FMs discuss nuclear talks

ANKARA, Oct 21 (KUNA) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his Iranian counterpart Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian discussed by phone a range of bilateral and regional issues, including Afghanistan and Syria The conversation dealt with the future of the talks between Iran and the P4+1 on Iran's nuclear program, Turkey's Anadolu Agency reported, citing a statement from the Foreign Ministry.
Cavusoglu conducted a similar phone conversation with Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan to discuss the bilateral relations.
The nuclear talks between Iran, on one hand, and the P4+1 (four UN Security Council members and Germany), on the other, have been at a stalemate since the end of the second term of Iran's former president Hasan Rouhani in last June.
The former P5+1 group was renamed as P4+1 after the US quit the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on May 8, 2018. (end) rs.gb