The Qatari Foreign Minister discussed the Iranian nuclear issue over phone with the US Secretary of State and the Iranian Foreign Minister respectively

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Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdullahiyan held talks with US Secretary of State Antar Blinken and Iranian Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullahiyan on The same day, focusing on resuming the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear issue, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said in a statement on The evening of 12 local time.The statement said that in addition to bilateral relations and the Iranian nuclear issue, Mohammed and Blinken also exchanged views on the Afghan issue, the situation in Ukraine and other regional and international issues of common interest.The latest situation in the Gulf region was also discussed during the phone conversation with Abdullahiyan.The statement gave no further details of the call.Qatar maintains close ties with both the United States and Iran and has been mediating between the two countries in an effort to push them to resume implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).On November 11, The European Union foreign affairs and Security Policy Chief Peter Borrell announced that talks on a comprehensive agreement on the Iranian nuclear issue in Vienna had been suspended.Editor/Ma Xiaoqing