US doesn't want military co-ordination with Iran

2014-06-17 05:59
(Yves Herman, AFP)

(Yves Herman, AFP)

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Aboard Air Force One - A White House official said on Monday that there could be talks with Iran on the sidelines of meetings on Tehran's nuclear programme about the mounting crisis in Iraq, but the United States is not interested in any military co-ordination with Tehran.

"Any of those conversations that may occur on the margins are entirely separate from the conversations about Iran's nuclear programme," White House spokesperson Josh Earnest told reporters travelling with President Barack Obama.

"Any conversations with the Iranian regime will not include military co-ordination," Earnest said.

"We're not interested in any effort to co-ordinate military activities with Iran."

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