A member of the Syrian regime forces walks near a destroyed vehicle in the northeastern city of Hasakeh, on July 13, 2015
A member of the Syrian regime forces walks near a destroyed vehicle in the northeastern city of Hasakeh, on July 13, 2015 © Youssef Karwashan - AFP/File
A member of the Syrian regime forces walks near a destroyed vehicle in the northeastern city of Hasakeh, on July 13, 2015
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Last updated: July 16, 2015

Obama says important for Iran to be part of solution in Syria

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday said that Iran had a role to play in ending the bloody civil war in Syria.

Saying there would be no military solution to a conflict that has drawn in a host of regional actors, Obama said Iran was one important player.

"I think that it's important for them to be part of that conversation," he said.

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