Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian (R front) arrives for a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov (L) at the foreign ministry headquarters in Iran’s capital Tehran on June 23, 2022. – Amir-Abdollahian said on June 23 that Iran remains “serious” about reaching a revived nuclear deal with major powers that ends economic sanctions and to which the United States is again a party. Russia was a party to the original 2015 deal — the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA — that gave Iran relief from international sanctions in return for UN-monitored limits to its nuclear activities. (Photo by ATTA KENARE / AFP)