Washington has agreed to speed up arms sales to Gulf countries, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday, following talks in Doha on their concerns over the Iran nuclear deal.

His Qatari counterpart, Khalid bin Mohammad Al-Attiyah, told a joint press conference with Kerry that the nuclear deal was “the best option among other options.”

Kerry said the United States had “agreed to expedite certain arms sales that are needed and that have taken too long in the past.” […]