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Telephone conversation with President of Iran Hassan Rouhani

July 18, 2014

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani. The conversation took place at Iran’s initiative.

The two presidents discussed the escalation in the crisis underway in the Gaza Strip following the start of ground operations by Israeli troops. Both sides called for a speedy end to the armed conflict and the resumption of direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.

Mr Putin and Mr Rouhani exchanged views on the state of talks on Iran’s nuclear programme and on the situation in Iraq.

The two leaders also examined bilateral cooperation matters of mutual interest, including joint projects in the oil and gas sector and in peaceful nuclear energy.

July 18, 2014