Photo Gallery: Syria Burns
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Photo Gallery: Syria Burns

SPIEGEL Interview with Iranian Foreign Minister Salehi 'Assad Poses No Threat to the Middle East'

Last week, the violence in Syria came close to spilling across the country's borders and spiraling into a regional conflict. SPIEGEL spoke with Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi about his country's continued support of Syrian autocrat Bashar Assad, NATO's delicate role in the region and Iran's nuclear program.
Interview conducted by Erich Follath and Dieter Bednarz