Source Pravda.Ru

Presidents of Iran and US to meet for the first time in 34 years

The current president of Iran, reformer Hassan Rouhani, and U.S. President Barack Obama are likely to meet in person at the General Assembly of the United Nations. The leaders of the two countries have not organized bilateral meetings since 1979, according to The Guardian.

Some experts see the possible meeting between Rouhani, who took office in August, and Obama's as an opportunity to find a diplomatic solution to the problem of Iran's nuclear program.

Earlier, it was reported that Obama and Rouhani had exchanged letters, in which they touched upon the most actual problem of international relations - the war in Syria. Next week, they will probably be able to discuss the issue in person at a meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York.

 

Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta's posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he 'had something urgent to tell me', after finding out that our paths were going to be crossing in this destroyed and hopelessly polluted Indonesian capital.

Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases

Presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak, who was accredited for the press conference by Vladimir Putin from Dozhd (Rain) television channel, asked Putin about competition at the coming election

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