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Kerry Wins Support for Iran Agreement From Gulf Arab Allies

US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference following a meeting with foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Doha on August 3.

US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference following a meeting with foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Doha on August 3.

Photographer: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images
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Gulf Arab monarchies publicly backed Iran’s nuclear accord with global powers in a move that could bolster the Obama administration’s efforts to secure congressional approval for the agreement.

Secretary of State John Kerry, visiting Qatar, said Monday that foreign ministers from the Gulf Cooperation Council agreed that the accord curbing Iran’s nuclear program in return for easing sanctions will contribute to regional security.