President Obama speaks to the people of Iran

Friday, March 20, 2009

President Obama made a direct appeal to the people of Iran last night. It's an attempt to end 30 years of distrust between Washington and Tehran. The Takeaway breaks down what this means for the relationship between the two countries with Zadeq Zibakalam, political science professor at Tehran University.

"For the first time we have a U.S. president which actually hasn't tried to separate between Iranian on the one hand and Islamic regime on the other. That in itself is a new development."
— Sadeq Zibakalamn, political science professor at Tehran University, on Obama's Nowruz address to Iran

Watch President Obama's Nowruz message to the Iranian people below.


Zadeq Zibakalam

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