Lavrov: Russia Ready to Help Iran, US Begin Direct Negotiations

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow welcomes direct negotiations between Tehran and Washington, adding that Russia is ready to help both countries to begin the negotiations. Addressing students of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Lavrov said that Moscow is ready to hold talks with both sides to pave the way for direct negotiations between Iran and the United States, but only if both sides are interested, IRNA reported.