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Hollande: New Iran president welcome at Syria peace talks

Iranian president-elect Hassan Rowhani is welcome to attend upcoming Syria peace conference 'if he can be useful,' French president declares

AFP , Tuesday 18 Jun 2013
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French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday that Iranian president-elect Hassan Rowhani would be welcome at Syria peace talks "if he can be useful".

"Let's wait for the new president's statements," Hollande said at the end of a G8 summit, adding: "My position is that if he can be useful, yes, he would be welcome" at a peace conference mooted for later this year in Geneva.

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