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United States says role for Iran in tackling Islamic State

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that Iran had a role to play in a global coalition to tackle Islamic State militants who have seized swaths of Iraq and Syria and proclaimed a caliphate in the heart of the Middle East.

“The coalition required to eliminate ISIL (Islamic State) is not only, or even primarily, military in nature,” Kerry told a United Nations Security Council meeting on Iraq.

Sep 19, 2014
Sep 19, 2014
Sep 19, 2014

Iran can no longer stall in nuclear talks: German foreign minister

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Iran can no longer “play for time” in nuclear negotiations with six world powers that resumed on Friday, Germany’s top diplomat said, two months ahead of a deadline for a deal that would end economic sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbing its atomic program.

“We are entering the crucial phase of the E3+3 (six powers) negotiations with Iran,” German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told reporters in New York.

Sep 19, 2014
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      "I am Reuters' United Nations bureau chief based in New York. My previous postings were in Berlin, Vienna, Hong Kong and Prague. I have reported from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the United States."
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