White House says Iran policy unchanged; declines comment on letter

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Thursday that US policy towards Iran has not changed.
Earnest was responding to questions about a letter reportedly sent from US President Barack Obama to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
The Wall Street Journal
reported on Thursday that Obama sent a letter to the Iranian leader last month describing their shared interested in the fight against the Islamic State.
Earnest said he could not comment on private correspondence between Obama and a world leader
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