November 15, 2013

...AND FASTER...:

Iran deal may be inked as soon as next week (Yoel Goldman, 11/16/13, Times of Israel)

A senior US official told reporters on Friday that it was "quite possible" the P5+1 and Iran could reach an agreement regarding the Islamic Republic's nuclear program when diplomats meet in Geneva this week.

US, Iran may cooperate on Syria aid (SYIFA YAAKOV November 16, 2013, Times of Israel)

Both Iran and the US -- which are known to sit on opposite sides of the fence when it comes to Syrian President Bashar Assad's ongoing offensive against rebels aiming to topple him -- were invited by the UN's chief relief coordinator, Valerie Amos, to participate in a high-level meeting in Geneva to discuss ways to provide aid workers with easier access to civilian populations In Syria.

Both countries reportedly "responded favorably" to the invitation, with Iranian UN mission spokesman Alireza Miryousefi telling Foreign Policy that Tehran welcomed "any efforts to help [the] Syrian people" to supplement "political steps."

Posted by at November 15, 2013 10:17 PM
  

blog comments powered by Disqus
« THE MAIN DIFFERENCE BEING...: | Main | DON'T LOOK AT ME, I'M A PUTATIVE 40": »