US opposes Iran role in coalition against Islamic State
US Secretary of State John Kerry has said it would be inappropriate for Iran to join a coalition that is seeking to fight Islamic State (IS) militants.
Speaking on a visit to Turkey, Mr Kerry said he was confident the US could build a broad international coalition of European and Arab countries.
Both Iran and the US have offered military aid to hold back an IS advance across northern and western Iraq.
12 Sep 2014
- From the section US & Canada