Kerry in Qatar to soothe Arab worries about Iran nuclear deal

August 2, 2015 7:57 PM

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DOHA, Qatar -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Qatar talks with Arab officials whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal world powers have struck with Iran.

Kerry arrived in the Qatari capital on Sunday after visiting Egypt, where he also spoke in favour of the agreement reached with Iran last month in Vienna. The Sunni-ruled Gulf Arab states fear Shiite Iran's increasing assertiveness in the region. In Cairo, Kerry acknowledged Iran's negative role but...

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