U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a press briefing with Mathias Cormann, Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, at the OECD's Ministerial Council Meeting, in Paris, France October 6, 2021. Ian Langsdon/Pool via REUTERS

PARIS, Oct 6 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday that he has spoken with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, on restoring Iran‘s nuclear deal with the world powers and that Moscow and Washington had a shared interest on the issue.

“The United States and Russia, I think, (are) sharing an interest in seeing a mutual return to compliance with the JCPOA … We had an opportunity to compare notes on where we stand, and where we hope to go,” Blinken said at a press conference in Paris.

(Reporting by Simon Lewis; Writing by Humeyra Pamuk; Editing by Mark Porter)

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