- Washington is in fact in retrospect engage Iran in political dialogue on the civil war in Syria. Earlier, the US opposes any Iranian role, but a government spokesman said Tuesday that it assumes that Iran will be invited to attend international talks on Syria in Vienna. Supports Iran, like Russia, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad also militarily.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has said that the US and Russian ministers John Kerry and Sergei Lavrov (Foreign Affairs) met Tuesday have called on the Syrian issue. They call each other for four days every day about.
Kerry departs Wednesday from Washington to Vienna. There is discussed Friday on Syria. According to his spokesman Washington seeks a basis for a political transition to a different political system in Syria. President Barack Obama has also there Tuesday with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud talked about. Obama wants Saudi Arabia, which relies mainly jihadists also helps moderate opposition. The king has promised according to the White House.