Ban discusses Syria crisis, Iran nuclear with Ahmadinejad
UN leader Ban Ki-moon discussed the situation in Syria on Thursday with Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a UN spokesman said, amid a new diplomatic push to end the crisis.


Ban and Ahmadinejad also spoke about the showdown over Iran’s disputed nuclear programs during the talks on the sidelines of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, said UN spokesman Martin Nesirky. (AFP)