Iran denies foreign minister called for talks with US

June 12, 2013 23:43

Iran's Foreign Ministry has denied a Reuters report that Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi sent a letter to Iran's supreme leader several months ago calling for wide-ranging talks with Washington, the ISNA student news agency reported on Wednesday.

"Our country's Foreign Ministry spokesman denied Reuters' report about the foreign minister's letter to the supreme leader about negotiations with America," ISNA reported.He was referring to a Reuters special report that cited sources as saying Salehi sent a letter to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that called for "broad discussions with the United States."

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