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Iran Keeps Low Profile in Syria Diplomacyi
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September 18, 2013 1:58 PM
Syria’s main ally, Russia, has taken on a central role in the effort to get President Bashar al-Assad to give up his chemical weapons. But his key regional ally, Iran, has kept a lower profile. As VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London, experts say the Syria conflict is a challenge for Iran, but it may be able to turn the new diplomatic approach to its advantage.

Iran Keeps Low Profile in Syria Diplomacy

Published September 18, 2013

Syria’s main ally, Russia, has taken on a central role in the effort to get President Bashar al-Assad to give up his chemical weapons. But his key regional ally, Iran, has kept a lower profile. As VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London, experts say the Syria conflict is a challenge for Iran, but it may be able to turn the new diplomatic approach to its advantage.


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