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View From Washington: Iran's Presidential Election


In speaking about this month’s election of Hassan Rohani as president of Iran, President Barack Obama, said in an interview on PBS television that with their vote, “The Iranian people rebuffed the hardliners. . .who were counseling no compromise on anything, anytime, anywhere. “Clearly,” he said, “you have a hunger within Iran to engage with the international community in a more positive way.”

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