U.S. 'open' to working with Iran over Iraq

June 16, 2014 1:38 PM

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U.S. 'open' to working with Iran over Iraq

BAGHDAD — U.S.-Iranian military cooperation to stem advancing Sunni extremists in Iraq moved a theoretical step closer Monday after Secretary of State John Kerry said in an interview that Washington is "open to discussions" with Tehran over the idea and would not rule anything out.

"I think we are open to any constructive process here that could minimize the violence, hold Iraq together, the integrity of the country and eliminate the presence of outside terrorist forces that are ripping it apart," Kerry said, in an interview with Yahoo! News. He said that President Obama was v...

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