US Not Ready To Budge On Iran Role At Syria Peace Talks

Parties in the Syrian peace talks have failed to resolve the sticky issue of whether Iran could take part.
US Not Ready To Budge On Iran Role At Syria Peace Talks

Via AFP:

Washington is standing firm on its stance that Iran has no place at a long-awaited Syria peace conference in Switzerland next month, a senior US administration official said Friday.

"We find it difficult to imagine them at this conference," the official told reporters on condition of anonymity.

UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi met with US and Russian officials Friday to discuss a guest list for the January 22 peace conference, but he had to acknowledge that the parties failed to resolve the sticky issue of whether Iran could take part.

"Our partners in the United States are stil...

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