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October 2, 2013

NPR: As Iran Warms Up to the West, Is the West Warming Up to Iran?

NPR: As Iran Warms Up to the West, Is the West Warming Up to Iran?

By: Warren Olney (NPR)

 

When Iran’s new President Hassan Rouhani was at the UN last week, President Obama made history by calling him on the phone–for the first direct contract between the leaders of Iran and the US in almost 35 years. But there was no face-to-face meeting–or even a handshake. And when he got home, Rouhani told local reporters he was the one who had turned down an invitation… 5 times.

 

 

 

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