Middle East
5:26 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Iran's Invitation To Syria Peace Talks Causes Diplomatic Stir

Originally published on Mon January 20, 2014 8:04 am

Syrian opposition groups threatened to skip the talks on ending Syria's civil war after the United Nations invited Iran to attend. The U.S. is also trying to figure out if Iran would agree to terms calling for an end to the Assad regime. Renee Montagne talks to Rami Khouri, director of the Fares Institute at the American University of Beirut.