Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Iran holds the key to so much in the Middle East and good progress means a deal more likely than not

I am a big supporter of the huge effort being made to broker a deal between Iran and the UN leading 6 countries led by John Kerry, the American Secretary of State. These talks hold the key to so much in the Middle East, not least a de-escalation of tension, nuclear arms race, and a series of compromises for the greater good; there is no doubt in my mind that an integrated Iran will lead to progress in other countries in the Middle East. MY fuller thoughts are set out in the debate on Iran that took place late last year:
Fuller report of the negotiations and the objectives here: