Russian Foreign Minister has called on Washington to “Recognize reality” on the Iran nuclear deal after US President Donald trump demanded tough new measures to keep the agreement alive.

At an annual news conference in Moscow Sergei Lavrov said we will continue to work with the aim of the United States recognizing reality.He added that US statements to end the deal “Do not add optimism or stability.”

Russia’s Chief diplomat went on to warn that a withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal will have a negative effect on the North Korea crisis.He said Russia is ready to support direct talks on Pyongyang crisis.

On Syria, Lavro said the formation of a zone controlled by U.S.-backed rebels could lead to the partition of Syria.He further said the U.S. Missile system in Japan could be used for attacks.