Are the U.S. and Iran poised to hold direct talks for the first time since the 1979 Islamic Revolution? The Los Angeles Times reported on Thursday that the two countries were moving behind the scenes in that direction.
According to the report, the U.S. and Iranian governments exchanged letters recently. Also, American officials were quoted as saying that U.S. President Barack Obama might meet with new Iranian President Hasan Rouhani on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York later this month.
Both the U.S. and Iran reportedly hope that direct talks could lead to an easing of tensions over Iran’s nuclear program.
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