Obama sends special video message to Iranians

By David Edwards
Friday, March 20, 2009 8:56 EDT
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The White House website posted a video of President Obama delivering a special message to Iranians celebrating Nowruz.

“This year, the President wanted to send a special message to the people and government of Iran on Nowruz, acknowledging the strain in our relations over the last few decades. ‘But at this holiday we are reminded of the common humanity that binds us together,’ he says.”

A full transcript is available in English and Persian.

This video is from WhiteHouse.gov, broadcast Mar. 19, 2009.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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