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State Dept Again Defends U.S. Talks With Iran Over Iraq

(Washington, DC) -- The State Department is again defending U.S. talks with Iran over the crisis in Iraq.
State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki argued that the U.S. and Iran have a shared interest in the stability of Iraq. Psaki insisted that U.S. talks with Iran never included the possibility of Iran being involved in Iraq militarily. She said the U.S. has also been talking with other nations in the region.

State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki argued that the U.S. and Iran have a shared interest in the stability of Iraq. Psaki says talks are expected to resume in Vienna later this week with Iran. Psaki says the talks with Iran are about helping the U.S. end the conflict in Iraq. Psaki says there are reasons for the talks with Iran on Iraqi insurgency. Play Clip

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