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ForUS50 @FORUS50 "We will extend our hand if you are willing to unclench your fist." Barack Obama Jan. 2009



Follows thru on promises.


A supporter of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani holds a local newspaper with a headline that reads, “Historic call from a return flight,” upon his arrival from the U.S. near the Mehrabad airport in Tehran, Sept. 28

http://theobamadiary.com/2013/09/28/hope-2/



NYT: U.S. and Iran Agree to Speed Talks to Defuse Nuclear Issue

The long-fractured relationship between the United States and Iran took a significant turn on Friday when President Obama and President Hassan Rouhani became the first leaders of their countries to speak since the Tehran hostage crisis more than three decades ago.

In a hurriedly arranged telephone call, Mr. Obama reached Mr. Rouhani as the Iranian leader was headed to the airport to leave New York after a whirlwind news media and diplomatic blitz. The two agreed to accelerate talks aimed at defusing the dispute over Iran’s nuclear program and afterward expressed optimism at the prospect of a rapprochement that would transform the Middle East.….

The conversation was the first between Iranian and American leaders since 1979 when President Jimmy Carter spoke by telephone with Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi shortly before the shah left the country


http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/28/world/obama-says-he-spoke-to-irans-president-by-phone.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

http://theobamadiary.com/2013/09/28/rise-and-shine-625/

Negar Mortazavi @NegarMortazavi

#Iran student: "Guys! We're witnessing golden days. I really want to hug the ballot box. This magical box." #ObamaRouhaniTalk

2:28 PM - 27 Sep 2013


Bonus Tweet.. Rep. Keith Ellison ✔ @keithellison

@HassanRouhani @BarackObama, thanks to both of you; you have taken responsible action on behalf of American and Iranian people by talking

9:56 AM - 27 Sep 2013

123 Retweets 58 favorites

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