Recent Overtures from Iran
September 4: President Hassan Rouhani tweets “As the sun is about to set here in Tehran I wish all Jews, especially Iranian Jews, a blessed Rosh Hashanah.”
September 18: Iran releases 11 prominent political prisoners, including human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh.
September 18: In an NBC interview, Rouhani says Iran would under no circumstances seek any weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear weapons.
September 20: Rouhani writes an opinion piece in The Washington Post advocating the use of constructive dialogue to solve global problems.