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Syria's Muslim Brotherhood rules out talks with Iran

Hassan Hachimi, the head of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood's political bureau, discusses Syrian opposition politics and alleges Iranian support for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).
From left to right:- Alia Mansour, member of the Syrian National Coalition, Mouaz al-Khatib, Former President of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, and Hassan Hachimi, member of the Syrian National Coalition, attend the U.S. Islamic World Forum, in Doha, on June 10, 2014. This years Forum is entitled Islam and Inclusion focuses on challenges of inclusion within Muslim communities around the world, especially in the context of governance, academia, religious institutions a

DOHA, Qatar — The head of Syria’s Muslim Brotherhood political bureau, Hassan Hachimi, ruled out near future prospects of talks with Iran regarding the Syrian civil war, calling the Iranians “untrustworthy.”

The remarks were made during an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor on the sidelines of the Brookings Institution’s US-Islamic World Forum in Doha.

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