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24% Think Iran Should Be Part of Syria Peace Talks

Thursday, January 23, 2014

U.S. voters aren’t very optimistic about the U.N.-sponsored peace talks begun this week between the government and opposition forces in Syria, but one-in-four think Iran should be part of the process.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 28% of Likely U.S. Voters think it is even somewhat likely that the negotiations between the Syrian government and the anti-government opposition will lead to a peaceful political transition in their country. Fifty-six percent (56%) consider a peaceful outcome unlikely. This includes eight percent (8%) who believe peaceful transition is Very Likely and 20% who say it is Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 21-22, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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