January 13, 2016

Middle East Eye: Iran’s Quick Release of U.S. Soldiers Suggests New Era in Relations

“The significance of this is its insignificance, that this never actually really led to anything,” said Trita Parsi, the president of the National Iranian American Council. “And that’s pretty big in and of itself. [US President Barack Obama] dealt with this with no bluster and no panic and within 24 hours they were released. John Kerry and Zarif worked the phones, they handled it peacefully.”

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