John Kerry, Iran’s Zarif discusses nuclear deal

NEW YORK: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met on Friday to discuss implementation of the agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program, the State Department said in a statement.


Kerry and Zarif met in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting, the statement said.

An Iranian official said Kerry and Zarif also discussed the crisis in Syria and Russian air strikes against rebels fighting the Syrian government.