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    The talks between P5+1 international mediators and Tehran on the Iranian nuclear program are close to completion, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday.

    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius delivers a speech during a debate on Palestine status at the National Assembly in Paris November 28, 2014
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Iran and mediators from the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, China, France and Germany are expected to clinch a comprehensive nuclear deal by June 30.

    "We exchanged opinions on Iran's nuclear program, the talks are close to end," Lavrov said at a joint news conference following talks with UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Moscow.

    "We are hoping that the positive outcome [of the Iran nuclear talks] will contribute to our efforts aimed at boosting cooperation in the area of security and stability in the Persian Gulf."

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