EU's Mogherini sees 'major role' for Iran in Syria talks

EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the The Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology in Lausanne, on April 2, 2015Iran can play a major role in persuading Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to cooperate in peace talks, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said Tuesday. Mogherini spoke to reporters ahead of a meeting in New York with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif focused on finalizing the nuclear deal reached this month and regional crises. A final nuclear deal with Iran “could open the way to a different role for Iran in the region,” Mogherini told reporters at UN headquarters.

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