Kerry pushes Iran nuke deal with wary Arabs in Qatar

August 3, 2015   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , ,

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry brought the Obama administrations case for the Iran nuclear deal to wary Arab officials in Qatar on Monday.Kerry was meeting with the foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the six-member bloc of Sunni-ruled Gulf Arab nations that fear Shiite Irans increasing assertiveness in the region and the implications of the agreement. In addition to Iran, the ongoing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Yemen were high on the agenda.Opening the meeting, Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid al-Attiya said the gathering was being held in “very exceptional circumstances and challenges that have been unprecedented.””We are facing many challenges in our communities and we are aiming to achieve peace and security and stability with the help of the United States,” he said. He stressed the importance of keeping the region free “of any threats of nuclear weapons” and “the importance of the use of nuclear energy and technology for peaceful purposes” only.

 

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