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March 23, 2017

New York Times: In Greeting to Iranian People, Trump Leaves Out Their Government

Critics of the administration said Mr. Trump’s warm sentiments did nothing to ease the pain of families split by his travel ban. “Empty words disgrace the one who speaks them, like serving a walnut shell without the nut,” said the National Iranian American Council, quoting a 13th-century Persian poet, Saadi.

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