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August 11, 2015 9:32 am

Iran Seeking to Leverage Momentum From Nuclear Deal for Syria Agreement

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Iran is reportedly engaged in secret talks aimed at preserving its interests in Syria and Lebanon. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Iran appears to be trying to leverage the momentum gained from the conclusion of the nuclear deal, and improved relations with the West, to achieve some kind of deal that safeguards its interests in Syria and Lebanon.

According to recent reports, behind-the- scenes talks aimed at finding a compromise solution to stop the fighting in Syria are ongoing. Despite these efforts, however, an agreement to resolve the conflict – and not just pause it – are unlikely to be immediately forthcoming.

Read full story at The Jerusalem Post.

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