Jun. 10, 2021

Hemmati under fire over remarks on Biden meeting

Iran/Politics

The story: After making headlines for reportedly saying that he is willing to meet with US President Joe Biden if elected, Iranian presidential candidate Abdolnasser Hemmati has tried to correct those remarks. However, he has acknowledged that he would meet Biden if the Iranian political establishment permits it. The debacle over his remarks has received a mixed response on social media, particularly as many believe that the supreme leader has the final say on foreign policy.

The coverage: The Associated Press on June 9 quoted Hemmati as expressing a willingness to meet with Biden if he wins the upcoming June 18 elections...

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