Barack Obama

Obama Directs Kerry To Hold Talks With Iran Over Its Nuclear Program

Made the announcement at speech to the United Nations


President Obama announced Tuesday that he's directed Secretary of State John Kerry to pursue a new round of talks with Iran over its nuclear program, amid warnings from U.S. lawmakers to view the promises of Iran's new president with caution. 

The president made the announcement in his address before the annual gathering of the U.N. General Assembly.