US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at United Nations headquarters. Iran sits down with the United States, Russia, Europeans and key Arab states for the first time since the Syrian civil war began to discuss the future of the war-torn country. It will also break ground by bringing President Bashar Assad’s main supporter, Iran, to the same table as its regional rivals, including Turkey and Saudi Arabia, who have been backing many of the insurgent groups. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Breakthrough? Iran Accepts Invite For Syria Peace Talks With US, Russia

Though no Syrian delegation will attend, discussions in Vienna could advance possibility for diplomatic solution to armed conflict