Iran's Civil Aviation Organization has proposed direct flights between Iran and the United States, a spokesman for the authority said Thursday.
Spokesman Raza Jafarzadeh said Iranians living in the United States had asked for a resumption of direct flights when President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visited New York in September to attend a UN meeting, and the president had instructed the organization to consider the request.
"On Wednesday, we sent a letter to the head of the civil aviation in the United States declaring our readiness" to resume direct flights, Jafarzadeh said.
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