Kerry calls leaders of Iran and Saudi Arabia
January 6 , 2016
In a bid to defuse the diplomatic row between Saudi Arabia and Iran, John Kerry, USA Secretary of State, has repeatedly called leaders of both countries. Media reports quoted John Kirby, state department spokesman, as saying that Kerry had phone conversations with the Saudi deputy crown prince and the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia. In the phone conversations, Kerry emphasized on the importance of pushing forward on a peace deal for Syria.