29 March 2015, 15:27 GMT
LAUSANNE (Sputnik) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi began a bilateral meeting on the Iranian nuclear program in Switzerland’s Lausanne, a Sputnik correspondent reported Sunday.
“I want to confer with You [Russian Foreign Minister] before we convene,” Wang Yi said as he was opening the meeting.
The meeting is held in the framework of a new round of talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of international mediators comprising Russia, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, China and Germany, which began in Lausanne on Thursday.
29 March 2015, 14:16 GMT
Later, Lavrov is also expected to meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, US Secretary of State John Kerry, and other participants of the nuclear talks.
The P5+1 group tries to reach a deal with Tehran guaranteeing a peaceful nature of the Iranian nuclear program.