Iran has been invited to a series of meetings on Syrian civil war later this week, marking a shift in American strategy as it tries to end the four-year conflict.
"[The U.S.] always have recognized that at some point in the discussion, moving towards a political transition, we have to have a conversation and a dialogue with Iran," State Department spokesman John Kirby told journalists at a briefing on Tuesday. "I wouldn't call them a partner ... but obviously...
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