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U.S. Requested Direct Talks With Iran, Iranian Lawmaker Says

Posted By yihan On January 18, 2012 @ 9:45 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Ladane Nasseri
Bloomberg [1]
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The U.S. requested “direct talks” with Iran in a letter sent earlier this month, Iranian parliamentary member Ali Motahari said, according to the state- run Fars news agency.

“In this letter, they said the closure of the Strait of Hormuz is a red line as well as asking for direct talks with Iran,” Motahari told Fars in an interview. President Barack Obama “has announced readiness to hold negotiations and resolve mutual problems,” he said.

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[5] US in direct talks with Taliban: New Yorker: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-in-direct-talks-with-taliban-new-yorker.html

[6] US aircraft carriers to deliver ‘direct message to Iran’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-aircraft-carriers-to-deliver-direct-message-to-iran.html

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