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In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor about developments in Syria and Iraq, Ryan Crocker, one of America’s most distinguished diplomats, said that it is a “good time for discussion” between the US and Iran about Syria. In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor, former US ambassador Ryan Crocker said now is a “good time for discussion” [...]

Crocker calls for US-Iran talks on Syria

Andrew Parasiliti reports for Al-Monitor:

In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor about developments in Syria and Iraq, Ryan Crocker, one of America’s most distinguished diplomats, said that it is a “good time for discussion” between the US and Iran about Syria.

In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor, former US ambassador Ryan Crocker said now is a “good time for discussion” between Washington and Tehran about Syria. Crocker, who held talks with Iranian officials while serving as US ambassador to Iraq from 2007 to 2009, said, “I would like to see us or others try to engage the Iranians now on Syria because Syria is their only ally.”

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