UK's Truss tells Iran: Now is the time for final decisions on nuclear deal

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss leaves Downing Street after a COBR meeting to discuss the consular response to the crisis in Ukraine, in London, Britain, February 15, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

LONDON, Feb 15 (Reuters) - British foreign minister Liz Truss spoke with her Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian on Monday and told him it was time for final decisions in talks to revive a 2015 nuclear deal, the foreign office said on Tuesday.

Truss also reiterated her determination to secure the release of detained British nationals. The foreign office said the government was committed to paying a historical debt owed to Iran and was exploring payment options as a matter of urgency.

Reporting by William James and Kate Holton; Editing by Alistair Smout

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