MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin & U.S. President Barack Obama discussed by telephone on Wednesday the nuclear deal between Iran & six world powers & agreed it was in the interests of the world as a whole, the Kremlin said.
The Kremlin said the telephone conversation took place on the initiative of the United States & that the two sides stressed the role of Russian-U.S. dialogue in ensuring world security & stability.
The nuclear deal signed earlier this week in Vienna would assist foster nuclear non-proliferation & ease tensions in the Middle East, the Kremlin said in a statement.
p> Russia & the United States expressed a joint willingness to work together to ensure the Vienna agreements on Iran's disputed nuclear program would be upheld, the statement added.
(Reporting by Alexander Winning; editing by Andrew Roche)
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