UN chief withdraws invitation for Iran to participate in Syria peace talks
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has withdrawn his invitation for Iran to participate in Syria peace talks, a spokesman said, after the invite spurred objections from the United States and the Syrian opposition. The secretary-general's original ...
UN backs down in standoff over Iran, opening way for Syria peace talks
Talks Over Syria Are Set to Begin; Iran Not Invited
UN-invited: Ban Ki-moon withdraws offer for Iran to join Syria peace talks
Temporary Nuclear Deal With Iran Takes Effect
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US Tells UN to Withdraw Iran Invitation to Syria Talks
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The much-anticipated Syria peace conference was threatened by diplomatic disarray on Monday, less than 48 hours before the scheduled start, as the United States said it expected the United Nations to withdraw an invitation to Iran to ...
US eases sanctions after Iran begins to shut down nuclear development
The White House says the U.S. will begin easing economic sanctions on Iran after Tehran began shutting down its most sensitive nuclear work Monday. Iran's move was part of a landmark deal struck with world powers to allay concerns over its nuclear ...
Syrian opposition, US slam UN over Iran invite to talks
(CNN) -- [Breaking news update, 4:10 p.m. ET]. Iran won't attend this week's peace conference on Syria, a spokesman for U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said Monday. [Breaking news update, 4 p.m. ET]. Iran won't participate in this week's Geneva ...
Syria crisis: Iran cannot go to Geneva peace talks - US
The US has urged the UN to drop its invitation to Iran to join peace talks on Syria, due to begin in two days. American officials accused Iran of failing to back the aim of the talks, which is to set up a transitional government in war-torn Syria. Iran ...
UN disinvites Iran to Syrian peace talks
AMMAN, Jordan — A long-awaited peace conference on Syria was in danger of falling apart Monday over Iran's refusal to pull its forces from the country and agree to a new government that wouldn't include dictator Bashar Assad. The main Western-backed ...
UN rescinds Iran's invite for Syria talks
The UN secretary-general has withdrawn his invitation to Iran to join this week's Syria peace talks, saying he is "deeply disappointed" by Iran's statements on Monday. A spokesman for Ban Ki-moon announced the withdrawal less than 24 hours after Ban ...
Syrian opposition reportedly blasts UN's Iran invitation to Switzerland talks
Iran has been invited to attend a meeting of foreign ministers in Switzerland ahead of internationally brokered peace talks between Syria's warring factions, the United Nations said Sunday, a move that could potentially scuttle the war-torn nation's ...
Iran sanctions eased as deal sticks
The EU and US have lifted limited sanctions against Iran after the International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed Iran had stuck to its part of the landmark deal agreed in November to freeze its nuclear ambitions. In a confidential report sent on Monday ...