Kerry says plenty of ways for Iran still to join Syria talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday left the door open for Iran to participate in Syrian peace talks, saying Tehran could make a difference in ending the conflict.

hidden January 23, 2014 03:06:31 IST
Kerry says plenty of ways for Iran still to join Syria talks

Montreux, Switzerland: US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday left the door open for Iran to participate in Syrian peace talks, saying Tehran could make a difference in ending the conflict.

"Iran certainly does have an ability to be helpful and make a difference," Kerry told a news conference at the end of an international conference seeking to end Syria's civil war.

Kerry says plenty of ways for Iran still to join Syria talks

John Kerry. Reuters

"We hope they will decide to be constructive and make a decision to operate in a way going forward that can allow them to do so," Kerry said, adding: "There are plenty of ways that that door can be opened in the next weeks or months, and my hope is they will want to join in a constructive solution."

Reuters

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