TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping condemned the unilateral US sanctions against Iran in a statement on the outcomes of their talks in Moscow.

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The two leaders insisted that members of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Actions (JCPOA), must honor their commitments while calling on Iran to cease any further steps to limit its obligations.

“The sides are pleased to note that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirms in its reports that Iran continues to fulfill its obligations under the JCPOA. The sides also condemn the unilateral sanctions by the USA against the Islamic Republic of Iran,” the document states, Tass reported.

“The sides call on Iran to refrain from further steps to cease the fulfillment of its obligations under the JCPOA and call on other members of the JCPOA to fulfill their obligations.”

The Russian and Chinese leaders stressed the importance of the JCPOA, reaffirming their commitment to sustainable and unequivocal fulfillment of all obligations under the agreement in accordance with the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 and Article 25 of the UN Charter.

Xi Jinping is currently in Russia on a state visit.